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Timothy R Ohm: Resilient wheel structure. iRobot Corporation, Glen D Weinstein, Fish & Richardson P C, September 9, 2003: US06615885 (157 worldwide citation)

A resilient wheel structure having a rim and a hub interconnected by spokes, wherein the rim is sufficiently stiff to distribute a load to all of the spokes, and wherein the wheel is able to absorb loads in both the radial and axial directions. The rim comprises an inner and outer rim portion suppor ...


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Brian H Wilcox, Timothy R Ohm: Method for surmounting an obstacle by a robot vehicle. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, John H Kusmiss, Thomas H Jones, Guy M Miller, December 13, 1994: US05372211 (60 worldwide citation)

Surmounting obstacles in the path of a robot vehicle is accomplished by rotating the wheel forks of the vehicle about their transverse axes with respect to the vehicle body so as to shift most of the vehicle weight onto the rear wheels, and then driving the vehicle forward so as to drive the now lig ...


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Timothy R Ohm, Michael Bassett: Maneuvering robotic vehicles having a positionable sensor head. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, February 2, 2010: US07654348 (53 worldwide citation)

Configurations are provided for vehicular robots or other vehicles to provide shifting of their centers of gravity for enhanced obstacle navigation. Various head and neck morphologies are provided to allow positioning for various poses such as a stowed pose, observation poses, and inspection poses. ...


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Henry W Stone, Timothy R Ohm: Emergency response mobile robot for operations in combustible atmospheres. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronatics and Space Administration, John H Kusmiss, Thomas H Jones, Guy M Miller, August 15, 1995: US05440916 (40 worldwide citation)

A mobile, self-powered, self-contained, and remote-controlled robot capable of safely operating in a surrounding combustible atmosphere and providing information about the atmosphere to the operator. The robot includes non-sparking and non-arcing electro-mechanical and electronic components designed ...


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Timothy R Ohm, Michael Bassett: Maneuvering robotic vehicles having a positionable sensor head. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, December 20, 2011: US08079432 (10 worldwide citation)

Configurations are provided for vehicular robots or other vehicles to provide shifting of their centers of gravity for enhanced obstacle navigation. Various head and neck morphologies are provided to allow positioning for various poses such as a stowed pose, observation poses, and inspection poses. ...


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Timothy R Ohm, Michael Bassett: Maneuvering robotic vehicles having a positionable sensor head. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, December 4, 2012: US08322470 (9 worldwide citation)

Configurations are provided for vehicular robots or other vehicles to provide shifting of their centers of gravity for enhanced obstacle navigation. Various head and neck morphologies are provided to allow positioning for various poses such as a stowed pose, observation poses, and inspection poses. ...


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Timothy R Ohm, Michael Bassett: Maneuvering robotic vehicles. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, February 4, 2014: US08644991 (6 worldwide citation)

Configurations are provided for vehicular robots or other vehicles to provide shifting of their centers of gravity for enhanced obstacle navigation. A robot chassis with pivotable driven flippers has a pivotable neck and sensor head mounted toward the front of the chassis. The neck is pivoted forwar ...


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Timothy R Ohm, Michael Bassett: Maneuvering robotic vehicles having a positionable sensor head. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, March 4, 2014: US08662215 (2 worldwide citation)

Configurations are provided for vehicular robots or other vehicles to provide shifting of their centers of gravity for enhanced obstacle navigation. Various head and neck morphologies are provided to allow positioning for various poses such as a stowed pose, observation poses, and inspection poses. ...


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Pavlo E Rudakevych, Garran M Gossage, Christopher L Morey, Todd M Meaney, Timothy R Ohm: Resilient wheel assemblies. IROBOT CORPORATION, Jenkins Wilson Taylor & Hunt P A, May 24, 2016: US09346499 (2 worldwide citation)

A wheel assembly for a remote vehicle comprises a wheel structure comprising a plurality of spokes interconnecting a rim and a hub. The spokes comprise at least one slit extending therethrough radially inward from the rim to the hub. The assembly also comprises a flipper structure comprising an arm, ...


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Pavlo E Rudakevych, Garran M Gossage, Christopher Lyunne Morey, Todd M Meaney, Timothy R Ohm, Adam Wozniak: Small unmanned ground vehicle. iRobot Defense Holdings, Jenkins Wilson Taylor & Hunt P A, December 20, 2016: US09522595 (1 worldwide citation)

The present teachings relate generally to a small remote vehicle having rotatable flippers and a weight of less than about 10 pounds and that can climb a conventional-sized stairs. The present teachings also relate to a small remote vehicle can be thrown or dropped fifteen feet onto a hard/inelastic ...