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Joseph L Jones, Newton E Mack, David M Nugent, Paul E Sandin: Autonomous floor-cleaning robot. IRobot Corporation, Gesmer Updegrove, April 26, 2005: US06883201 (291 worldwide citation)

An autonomous floor-cleaning robot comprises a self-adjusting cleaning head subsystem that includes a dual-stage brush assembly having counter-rotating, asymmetric brushes and an adjacent, but independent, vacuum assembly such that the cleaning capability and efficiency of the self-adjustable cleani ...


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Joseph L Jones, Newton E Mack, David M Nugent, Paul E Sandin: Autonomous floor cleaning robot. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, December 29, 2009: US07636982 (177 worldwide citation)

An autonomous floor-cleaning robot comprising a housing infrastructure including a chassis, a power subsystem; for providing the energy to power the autonomous floor-cleaning robot, a motive subsystem operative to propel the autonomous floor-cleaning robot for cleaning operations, a command and cont ...


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Joseph L Jones, Newton E Mack, David M Nugent, Paul E Sandin: Autonomous floor-cleaning robot. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, August 11, 2009: US07571511 (174 worldwide citation)

An autonomous floor-cleaning robot comprises a self-adjusting cleaning head subsystem that includes a dual-stage brush assembly having counter-rotating, asymmetric brushes and an adjacent, but independent, vacuum assembly such that the cleaning capability and efficiency of the self-adjustable cleani ...


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Joseph L Jones, Newton E Mack, David M Nugent, Paul E Sandin: Autonomous floor cleaning robot. IRobert, Fish & Richardson P C, November 11, 2008: US07448113 (164 worldwide citation)

An autonomous floor-cleaning robot comprising a housing, a powered wheel drive, a command and control subsystem; and a cleaning head including a deck mounted to pivot with respect to the housing, a brush assembly mounted in the deck and powered to sweep, a vacuum assembly mounted in the deck separat ...


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Alan F Dadds, Kenneth Holford, David M Nugent, Brian J Stocker: Communicating information by radio. U S Philips Corporation, David R Treacy, July 7, 1992: US05128669 (58 worldwide citation)

Information is communicated by microwave radio between transponders (9,10) carried by vehicles (7,8) travelling on a road (1) and a station (22) adjacent the road. The communications from the transponders are effected by the transponders suitably modulating their reflections of beams of microwave en ...


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David M Nugent, Thomas D Barron, Thomas A Frank: Method and apparatus for retrieving an unmanned underwater vehicle. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, James M Kasischke, Michael F Oglo, Jean Paul A Nasser, July 29, 2003: US06600695 (41 worldwide citation)

A system and method is disclosed for retrieving an untethered submarine tube-retrievable UUV in which the untethered submarine tube-retrievable UUV may be retrieved through the torpedo tube of a submarine. The untethered submarine tube-retrievable UUV has a capture cable extending therefrom with a t ...


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Joseph L Jones, Newton E Mack, David M Nugent, Paul E Sandin: Autonomous floor-cleaning robot. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, July 2, 2013: US08474090 (27 worldwide citation)

A floor cleaning robot comprises a housing, wheels, and a motor driving the wheels to move the robot across a floor, a control module disposed within the housing and directing movement of the robot across the floor, a sensor for detecting and communicating obstacle information to the control module ...


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Joseph L Jones, Newton E Mack, David M Nugent, Paul E Sandin: Autonomous floor-cleaning robot. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, August 27, 2013: US08516651 (23 worldwide citation)

An autonomous floor-cleaning robot comprising a housing infrastructure including a chassis, a power subsystem; for providing the energy to power the autonomous floor-cleaning robot, a motive subsystem operative to propel the autonomous floor-cleaning robot for cleaning operations, a command and cont ...


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Joseph L Jones, Newton E Mack, David M Nugent, Paul E Sandin: Autonomous floor-cleaning robot. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, February 25, 2014: US08656550 (18 worldwide citation)

A floor-cleaning robot includes a wheeled housing having a perimeter, a motor drive operably connected to wheels of the housing to move the robot across a floor surface, and a bumper responsive to obstacles encountered by the robot. A controller is in electrical communication with both the bumper an ...


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Joseph L Jones, Newton E Mack, David M Nugent, Paul E Sandin: Autonomous floor-cleaning robot. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, March 18, 2014: US08671507 (18 worldwide citation)

A floor cleaning robot includes a housing having an underside, a substantially semi-circular front portion, and a substantially semi-circular rear portion. A displaceable bumper of a substantially semi-circular leading edge is located along a front portion of the housing. A leading wheel is mounted ...