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Mark Schnittman, Zivthan A Dubrovsky, Jeffrey W Mammen, Aaron Solochek: Compact autonomous coverage robot. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, August 14, 2012: US08239992 (38 worldwide citation)

An autonomous coverage robot includes a chassis having forward and rearward portions and a drive system carried by the chassis. The forward portion of the chassis defines a substantially rectangular shape. The robot includes a cleaning assembly mounted on the forward portion of the chassis and a bin ...


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Paul E Sandin, Joseph L Jones, Daniel N Ozick, David A Cohen, David M Lewis Jr, Clara Vu, Zivthan A Dubrovsky, Joshua B Preneta, Jeffrey W Mammen, Duane L Gilbert Jr, Tony L Campbell, John Bergman, Mark J Chiappetta: Robot confinement. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, October 21, 2014: US08868237 (32 worldwide citation)

An autonomous coverage robot system includes an active boundary responder comprising a wire powered with a modulated current placed along a perimeter of a property, at least one passive boundary responder placed on a property interior circumscribed by the active boundary responder, and an autonomous ...


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Daniel N Ozick, Andrea M Okerholm, Jeffrey W Mammen, Michael J Halloran, Paul E Sandin, Chikyung Won: Autonomous coverage robot navigation system. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, February 19, 2013: US08380350 (30 worldwide citation)

An autonomous mobile robot system for bounded areas including a navigation beacon and an autonomous coverage robot. The navigation beacon has a gateway beacon emitter arranged to transmit a gateway marking emission with the navigation beacon disposed within a gateway between the first bounded area a ...


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Mark Schnittman, Zivthan A Dubrovsky, Jeffrey W Mammen, Aaron Solochek: Compact autonomous coverage robot. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, February 12, 2013: US08370985 (29 worldwide citation)

An autonomous coverage robot includes a chassis having forward and rearward portions and a drive system carried by the chassis. The forward portion of the chassis defines a substantially rectangular shape. The robot includes a cleaning assembly mounted on the forward portion of the chassis and a bin ...


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Paul E Sandin, Joseph L Jones, Daniel N Ozick, David A Cohen, David M Lewis Jr, Clara Vu, Zivthan A Dubrovsky, Joshua B Preneta, Jeffrey W Mammen, Duane L Gilbert, Tony L Campbell, John Bergman: Lawn care robot. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, February 10, 2015: US08954193 (26 worldwide citation)

A robot lawnmower includes a body and a drive system carried by the body and configured to maneuver the robot across a lawn. The robot also includes a grass cutter and a swath edge detector, both carried by the body. The swath edge detector is configured to detect a swath edge between cut and uncut ...


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Paul E Sandin, Joseph L Jones, Daniel N Ozick, David A Cohen, David M Lewis Jr, Clara Vu, Zivthan A Dubrovsky, Joshua B Preneta, Jeffrey W Mammen, Duane L Gilbert Jr, Tony L Campbell, John Bergman: Lawn care robot. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, January 21, 2014: US08634960 (26 worldwide citation)

A robot lawnmower includes a body and a drive system carried by the body and configured to maneuver the robot across a lawn. The robot also includes a grass cutter and a swath edge detector, both carried by the body. The swath edge detector is configured to detect a swath edge between cut and uncut ...


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Michael J Halloran, Jeffrey W Mammen, Tony L Campbell, Jason S Walker, Paul E Sandin, John N Billington Jr, Daniel N Ozick: Robot system. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, February 12, 2013: US08374721 (21 worldwide citation)

A power-saving robot system includes at least one peripheral device and a mobile robot. The peripheral device includes a controller having an active mode and a hibernation mode, and a wireless communication component capable of activation in the hibernation mode. A controller of the robot has an act ...


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Paul E Sandin, Joseph L Jones, Daniel N Ozick, David A Cohen, David M Lewis Jr, Clara Vu, Zivthan A Dubrovsky, Joshua B Preneta, Jeffrey W Mammen, Duane L Gilbert Jr, Tony L Campbell, John Bergman, Mark J Chiappetta: Robot confinement. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, July 15, 2014: US08781627 (20 worldwide citation)

A robot lawmnower includes a body, a drive system carried by the body, at least one caster wheel supporting the body, a grass cutter carried by the body, a controller in communication with the drive system, and a bump sensor in communication with the controller. The controller is configured to maneu ...


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Mark E Hoffman, Roland J Provost, Thomas Maehl, Gregory P Lavoie, Mark J Plis, David D Elmore, Warren R Germer, Jeffrey W Mammen, Donald F Bullock, Sivarama Seshu Putcha, Daniel A Staver, Arthur C Burt, Curtis W Crittenden, Ellen D Edge: Vector electricity meters and associated vector electricity metering methods. General Electric Company, Carl B Horton, Richard A Menelly, Hanh T Pham, September 30, 1997: US05673196 (18 worldwide citation)

Line voltage and line current signals are sensed on a power line having at least one conducting path. The sensed line voltages and line currents are converted into a digital signal. A phase-to-neutral voltage signal and phase current signal are computed from the digital signal to thereby define a ph ...


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Paul E Sandin, Joseph L Jones, Daniel N Ozick, David A Cohen, David M Lewis Jr, Clara Vu, Zivthan A Dubrovsky, Joshua B Preneta, Jeffrey W Mammen, Duane L Gilbert, Tony L Campbell, John Bergman: Lawn care robot. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, June 2, 2015: US09043952 (16 worldwide citation)

A robot lawnmower includes a body and a drive system carried by the body and configured to maneuver the robot across a lawn. The robot also includes a grass cutter and a swath edge detector, both carried by the body. The swath edge detector is configured to detect a swath edge between cut and uncut ...