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Nikolai Eberhardt: Automatic guided vehicle system. SI Handling Systems, Seidel Gonda Goldhammer & Abbott, March 28, 1989: US04817000 (167 worldwide citation)

Automatic guided vehicle system for guiding a driverless vehicle over a predetermined path of travel without any tracks, wires or the like. The vehicle is provided with an active optical navigation section for determining vehicle position and bearing by scanning plural beacons distributed within the ...


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Yamamoto Masahide, Fusato Yoji: Automatic guided vehicle system. Shinko Electric, March 15, 2007: JP2007-068398 (70 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide the automatic guided vehicle system which can charge a battery with no necessity for replacement work of the battery.SOLUTION: The automatic guided vehicle system includes an automatic guided vehicle (100A) mounting a battery (101) to be moved by a running motor driv ...


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Lawrence W Hill: Spread spectrum-time diversity communications systems and transceivers for multidrop area networks. ComSource Systems, F Eugene Davis IV, December 1, 1992: US05168510 (65 worldwide citation)

Messages are transmitted on pairs of frequencies that are orthogonal, that is the frequencies have no least common denominator (are prime to each other). A message is transmitted on the first of the pair of frequencies and, simultaneously, its complement is transmitted on the second of said pair of ...


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Lawrence W Hill: Frequency hopping time-diversity communications systems and transceivers for local area networks. Cyplex Corporation, F Eugene Davis IV, September 5, 1995: US05448593 (61 worldwide citation)

A system utilizing adaptive frequency-hopped spread spectrum modulation to communicate over AC power lines and other noisy communications channels is described. The system employs a modulation structure in which individual packets of data are transmitted with FSK modulation using two frequencies cho ...


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Leonard L Hofheins, Del M Thornock, Lou Shikany: Meal delivery cart. The County of Alameda a Political Subdivision of the State of California, Brian Beverly, January 6, 2004: US06672601 (59 worldwide citation)

An improved meal delivery system and a method for delivery of pre-cooked, chilled meals from a central distribution station to a plurality of remote locations in cooperation with an Automatic Guided Vehicle system, and in particular a one-piece, molded, insulated meal-delivery cart for transportatio ...


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Walter Luke Jr: Automatic guided vehicle system. WHS Robotics, Salzman & Levy, June 11, 1991: US05023790 (46 worldwide citation)

An AGV and guidance system for transporting material between at least two pickup and delivery stands. The AGV has a chassis for carrying objects. A computer processor is supported by the chassis for controlling and monitoring AGV operation. An interactive display is connected to the computer process ...


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Wesley R Bantz: Method for installing an automatic guided vehicle system guide path. AGVS Installations, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, November 26, 1985: US04554724 (33 worldwide citation)

A method for installing an automatic guided vehicle system guide path in the form of an inductive loop disposed beneath the floor of a factory or other facilities includes the steps of establishing a desired floor layout to meet the needs of the facility wherein the system is to be installed, cuttin ...


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Walter Luke Jr: Automatic guided vehicle system having communication and traffic controller with unguided paths. WHS Robotics, Salzman & Levy, January 22, 1991: US04987540 (30 worldwide citation)

A system for allowing an automatic guided vehicle (AGV) to move from a first guided area to a second guided area across an unguided span that separates them. A first guidance structure such as a buried cable is displaced from a second guidance structure. A communications and traffic controller is co ...


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Ronald P Carter: Method for installing an automatic vehicle guide path in wood block floors. AGVS Installations, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, January 7, 1986: US04562635 (26 worldwide citation)

A method for installing a guide path for an automatic guided vehicle system in a wood block floor includes the step of cutting a slot in the floor corresponding to the system layout, inserting a guide bar in the slot, fastening the guide bar to the sub-floor, inserting one or more signal wires in a ...


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Robert E Hansen Jr, Dennis J Kosovec, Stephen G LaMarre, Malcolm S Mills: Method for automated handling of materials such as automotive parts and system utilizing same. GMF Robotics Corporation, Brooks & Kushman, September 27, 1988: US04773523 (26 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for the automated loading of parts wherein multiple gantry robots are utilized to pick up automotive parts from movable transfer beds and placed into predetermined positions in containers which are serially indexed through the work envelopes of the robots until t ...