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8905490 Wheel and wheel assembly  
A wheel assembly and a wheel are suitable for use with a mobile platform. The wheel assembly comprising a first wheel and a second wheel, each wheel comprising a hub having a central axis of...
8887842 Arm-wheel type vehicle  
Provided is an arm-wheel type vehicle including: a main body; an arm that is rotatably installed to the main body; a wheel connected to the arm; a first buffer device that is installed on the main...
8875815 Mobile robot  
Mobile robot comprising a body (30), a first locomotion unit (43) and a second locomotion unit (53) pivotally connected to two lateral opposite sides of the body (30) and arranged to rotate...
8857920 Obstacle traversing wheel assembly  
An obstacle traversing wheel assembly can include at least one primary wheel member mounted with a primary axis of rotation and capable of rolling engagement with a supporting surface, and at...
8800695 Robotic vehicle  
A robotic vehicle (10,100,150A,150B150C,160,1000,1000A,1000B,1000C) includes a chassis (20,106,152,162) having front and rear ends (20A,152A,20B,152B) and supported on right and left driven tracks...
8776917 Stair-climbing apparatus  
The stair-climbing apparatus has a series of articulating wheel sets extending below the platform. All of the wheel sets are vertically adjustable to negotiate stairways and similar changes of...
8764028 Stair climbing wheel with multiple configurations  
A stair climbing wheel and vehicles are described. The stair climbing wheel has a rolling wheel and a plurality of deployable protrusions that allow the wheel to climb stairs. The deployable...
8753155 Wheel with folding segments  
A circular folding wheel has a center wheel section encompassing the center of a circle and adapted to be mounted to an axle at the center, with a side substantially corresponding to a chord of...
8702108 Vehicle having a level compensation system  
A vehicle having a multiple of level compensation systems is disclosed. The vehicle comprising a chassis having a left frame, a right frame and a base plate, a first level compensation system...
8672065 Vehicle having an articulated suspension and method of using same  
A vehicle includes a chassis and a plurality of wheel assemblies articulated with the chassis, each of the plurality of wheel assemblies comprising a rotatable wheel spaced away from the chassis....
8662215 Maneuvering robotic vehicles having a positionable sensor head  
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...
8657042 Walking machine  
A steerable walking machine is described which comprises a leg mechanism that provides a means for locomotion of the machine across a surface and a head rotatably mounted upon the leg mechanism....
8596388 Stair-climbing apparatus  
The stair-climbing apparatus has a series of articulating wheel sets extending below the platform. All of the wheel sets are vertically adjustable to negotiate stairways and similar changes of...
8544853 Two-legged walking transportation device  
A two-legged walking transportation device includes an upper body unit for supporting the trunk of the rider, and leg units provided below the upper body unit, each of the leg units includes a...
8534395 Mobile climbing robot and service system having a climbing robot  
The mobile climbing robot (15) according to the invention comprises a central joint (3), by which a first leg (1) is connected to a second leg (2). In addition, the robot comprises a first foot...
8442681 Desired motion evaluation apparatus of legged mobile robot  
A desired motion evaluation apparatus of a legged mobile robot uses virtual surfaces (S3a, S2a, S2b) to approximate a plurality of surfaces to be contacted (FL, WL1, WL2) in an operating...
8439371 Dolly system for transporting objects up and down stairs  
An electric dolly system for transporting an object up and down stairs having a base platform connected to a bottom end of support rails, a handle at a top end and a pair of wheels at the bottom...
8442680 Motion state evaluation apparatus of legged mobile robot  
A motion state evaluation apparatus of a legged mobile robot uses virtual surfaces (S3a, S2a, S2b) to approximate a plurality of surfaces to be contacted (FL, WL1, WL2) in an operating environment...
8439370 Stair-climbing device  
A stair-climbing device including a support unit, a climbing unit driven by a motor and a control unit for controlling operation of the climbing unit, wherein a detection unit is provided for...
8428780 External force target generating device of legged mobile robot  
An external force target generating device of a legged mobile robot uses virtual surfaces S3a, S2a, and S2b to approximate a plurality of surfaces to be contacted FL, WL1, and WL2 in an operating...
8418787 Stair climbing apparatus  
The stair-climbing apparatus has a series of articulating wheel sets extending below the platform. All of the wheel sets are vertically adjustable to negotiate stairways and similar changes of...
8423183 Robot and method of controlling the same  
Disclosed is a method of generating a hip trajectory of a biped walking robot to allow the robot to stably walk on a two-dimensional space without falling down. An angular velocity of a hip of a...
8393420 Driving system for stair-climbing vehicle  
A driving system that can allow a vehicle to go over or ascend obstacles or stairs through a step driving manner is provided. The driving system includes a power transmission unit connected to a...
8376077 Modular metamorphic vehicle  
A vehicle (10) comprising a vehicle body, a suspension system coupled to the vehicle body, and a plurality of wheels (16) coupled to the suspension system comprising at least one pair of wheels,...
8370990 Structural improvement for robotic cleaner  
The present invention is an improved structure for robotic cleaner primarily comprising of a chassis with plurality of spherical casters fixed to the periphery of bottom deck, a dust collector...
8365848 Robotic platform  
An articulated tracked vehicle that has a main section, which includes a main frame, and a forward section. The main frame has two sides and a front end, and includes a pair of parallel main...
8365847 Jumping for reaching denied terrain  
A surface vehicle capable of overcoming obstacles is disclosed in which the vehicle accelerates vertically while having a horizontal velocity. The vehicle has a frame and at least three wheels...
8322470 Maneuvering robotic vehicles having a positionable sensor head  
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...
8292007 Wheeled platforms  
A wheeled platform 100 is disclosed, which is characterized by high mobility and reliability, and which can be used in a wide range of applications including transport and robotic devices. The...
8251163 Climbing devices based on thermo-reversible dry adhesives  
One embodiment of the invention includes an application of multilayer thermo-reversible dry adhesives in climbing devices.
8170780 Apparatus and method for control of a vehicle  
An apparatus and method for transporting a payload over a surface is provided. A vehicle supports a payload with a support partially enclosed by an enclosure. Two laterally disposed...
8157031 Multi-legged walking device  
A multi-legged walking device includes a crankshaft, a plurality of linkage bar mechanisms, a support member, and a driving device. The crankshaft includes a plurality of main journals and...
8122982 Mobile robot systems and methods  
Mobile robot systems and methods are provided. At least one tracked mobile robot has a first end comprising a first pair of wheels, a second end comprising a second pair of wheels, an articulated...
8117704 Swimming pool cleaner  
The invention relates to a swimming pool cleaner with wheels driven by a turbine. The pool cleaner is intermittently turned from its path of travel along an underwater surface. A turning cam is...
8079432 Maneuvering robotic vehicles having a positionable sensor head  
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...
8074752 Mobile robotic vehicle  
A mobile robot includes a robot chassis having a forward end, a rearward end and a center of gravity. The robot includes a driven support surface to propel the robot and first articulated arm...
8066088 Biologically inspired climbing device  
A biologically inspired climbing device with toes and spines is provided. The device has toes capable of moving independently from each other. Each toe distinguishes a compliant linkage, which has...
8011459 Inverted wheel type moving body and method of controlling same  
To provide an inverted wheel type moving body capable of improving the operability, and a method of controlling the same. An inverted wheel type moving body in accordance with one aspect of the...
7984775 Legged robot  
A legged robot that can ensure a large step length while keeping the height of a body trunk at a low position without increasing a moment that is generated due to the gravitational force acting on...
7958955 Automotive inspection device  
An automotive device for the inspection of internal spaces having ferromagnetic surfaces includes at least two magnetic wheels (3) or caterpillars, or at least two magnetic legs for the...
7950673 Stair chair  
A chair configured for transporting a subject (e.g., up or down an elevated surface (e.g., a stairway, a curb, a ramp, etc.)) and methods of using the same is provided. In particular, a chair...
7946364 Legged robot  
A legged robot is provided whose trunk link is not prone to wobble in the front-back direction during walking. The legged robot is equipped with a trunk link and a pair of legs. Each leg has a...
7942221 Method and system for enabling bi-pedal locomotion  
A walking bi-pedal robot includes a right leg and a left leg, each coupled with a pelvis via hip lateral angular joints and hip antero-posterior angular joints. Each hip lateral angular joint...
7934725 Vehicle system and method for accessing denied terrain  
A surface vehicle capable of overcoming obstacles is disclosed in which the vehicle accelerates vertically while having a horizontal velocity. The vehicle has a frame and at least three wheels...
7934575 Robotic locomotion method and mobile robot  
A method for the locomotion of devices on opposite sides of a surface, one or more of which are mobile robots. Devices on opposing sides of the surface are coupled by an attractive force, which...
7837201 Assistant apparatus for surmounting barrier  
The present invention provides an assistant apparatus for surmounting a barrier, which comprises a carrier body, an assistant mechanism, and a sensing/driving apparatus. The assistant mechanism,...
7806208 Stair climbing platform apparatus and method  
A method for controlling movement of an intelligent wheel over a discontinuity in a travel surface. The intelligent wheel has a rotational hub and support disc portion that carries a series of...
7793743 Crawler robot  
Disclosed is a crawler robot which, even of a small size, can climb over a high step and which can perform various aspects of operations. Rollers, are arranged at apexes of triangular frames, and...
7784569 Barrier-overpassing transporter  
The present invention discloses a barrier-overpassing transporter, which comprises: a support frame carrying a rider or another load; a sensing/adjusting module detecting a tilting state of the...
7779940 Vehicles and methods for handling materials  
Disclosed are vehicles and methods for transporting materials.

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