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US20120259460 Hopping robot  
A robot includes a chassis, a motive subsystem configured to maneuver the chassis, a hopping actuator attached to the chassis and configured to launch the robot, and at least one leg pivotable...
US20130231814 STAIR-CLIMBING SURVEILLANCE VEHICLE  
A robotic, wheeled surveillance vehicle capable of stair-climbing and traversing level surfaces. The vehicle comprises a rigid frame supporting a rotatable axle; an extension on which is mounted...
US20150021107 Spherical Modular Autonomous Robotic Traveler  
A spherical modular autonomous robotic traveler (SMART) is provided for autonomous robotic traveler (SMART) for delivering a payload along a surface from a first position to a second position. The...
US20090188729 Track sphere wheel assembly  
The Track Sphere Wheel Assembly is a new and useful automotive product. This invention offers a spherical wheel and tire combination for the 21st Century. The invention will accommodate electric...
US20110306828 PROPULSION-UNIT AND ROBOT PROVIDED WITH SUCH A PROPULSION-UNIT  
A propulsion-unit provided with a body and comprising at least one element having an external adhesive layer for providing frictional contact with an object's surface along which the unit in use...
US20110259653 OMNI-WHEEL BASED DRIVING DEVICE WITH ENHANCED MAIN WHEEL STRUCTURE  
An omni-wheel based driving mechanism includes a spherical wheel, a pair of first omni wheels, and a pair of second omni wheels. The first omni wheels are arranged at two sides of the spherical...
US20130068527 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GRAVITY-INDEPENDENT GRIPPING AND DRILLING  
Systems and methods for gravity independent gripping and drilling are described. The gripping device can also comprise a drill or sampling devices for drilling and/or sampling in microgravity...
US20080164079 Serpentine robotic crawler  
A serpentine robotic crawler capable of multiple movement moves is disclosed. The serpentine robotic crawler includes a plurality of frame units, coupled together by at least one actuated linkage....
US20150090504 CLIMBING ROBOT FOR MASTS  
The invention relates to a climbing robot for masts/towers (1), in particular for wind turbines, comprising at least one first load-bearing device (5) and at least one second load-bearing device...
US20130184917 STAIR-CLIMBING WHEELED VEHICLE  
An apparatus and method for supplying operating voltages to a plurality of electronic devices is disclosed. A plurality of power supply modules of a modular power supply may output voltages to at...
US20130274973 STAIR CLIMBING WHEELED VEHICLE, AND SYSTEM AND METHOD OF MAKING AND USING SAME  
A wheeled vehicle comprising a power-driven spider assembly for ascending and descending stairs. The vehicle includes an angular position sensor providing input to a controller operable to control...
US20130186698 STAIR CLIMBING WHEELED VEHICLE, AND SYSTEM AND METHOD OF MAKING AND USING SAME  
A wheeled vehicle comprising a power-driven spider assembly for ascending and descending stairs. The vehicle includes an angular position sensor providing input to a controller operable to control...
US20080156547 All-Terrain Robotic Omni-Directional Drive Assembly  
A main ellipsoidal drive element is provided including a buoyant internal chamber. The main ellipsoidal drive element defines a main ellipsoid axis, a minor ellipsoid plane, a first ellipsoid end...
US20140238755 OMNI-DIRECTIONAL TERRAIN CROSSING MECHANISM  
The present disclosure provides an omni-directional terrain crossing mechanism, including a transformable mechanism with a plurality of claw wheels, in order to be capable of fast moving on the...
US20120316701 Spherical infrared robotic vehicle  
A spherical infrared robotic vehicle (SIRV) is provided for remote reconnaissance. The SIRV includes a spherical shell, a chassis within the shell, an infrared sensor within the chassis and a set...
US20120018232 OMNI TRACTION WHEEL SYSTEM AND METHODS OF OPERATING THE SAME  
The present invention is an omni traction wheel system, which adopts an integrated differential mechanism to generate longitudinal and lateral traction forces. The omni traction wheel system may...
US20100224427 OMNIDIRECTIONAL VEHICLE, DRIVING MODULE, AND MOBILE INDUSTRIAL ROBOT  
An omnidirectional vehicle has a driving module and a mobile industrial robot. The omnidirectional vehicle has omnidirectional wheels and a vehicle body, on which at least one of the...
US20110073386 Climbing Robot Using Pendular Motion  
A climbing robot suitable for climbing a substantially vertical, inclined or horizontal surface comprises a main body (14) including: an upper cross-member (18) having a pair of ends; and a pair...
US20080314656 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...
US20080197694 Ball wheel for an aircraft  
In a preferred embodiment, an apparatus, including: a ball wheel; and apparatus to cause the ball wheel to rotate in a selected direction.
US20090099709 ROBOTIC VEHICLE APPARATUS AND METHOD  
A method for forming a robotic vehicle. The method may involve forming a body and arranging a plurality of movable legs to project from the body for propelling the body over a surface. An actuator...
US20100219003 Hull robot steering system  
A robot drive system preferably used for a vessel hull cleaning and/or inspection robot includes a first frame portion rotatably supporting a first axle with a first wheel thereon, and a second...
US20120049012 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING OPERATIONS ON A PERIPHERAL SURFACE OF A BUILDING  
The invention provides a system for managing operations on a peripheral surface of a building. The system includes one or more cables wrapped around the peripheral surface of the building....
US20100243342 Omni-wheel based drive mechanism  
An omni-wheel based driving mechanism includes a spherical wheel, a pair of first omni wheels, and a pair of second omni wheels. The first omni wheels are arranged at two sides of the spherical...
US20070240916 Method and device for operating a drive unit  
A method and a device for operating a drive unit, in particular of a vehicle, are provided, which allow for an adaptation of losses of an output variable of the drive unit, in particular of a...
US20110186360 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...
US20110118607 SELF-PROPELLED ROBOTIC DEVICE THAT MOVES THROUGH BODILY AND OTHER PASSAGEWAYS  
A self-propelled robotic device moves through bodily and other passageways by inflating regions of an overlying bladder along the length of the robotic device in a sequence that imparts motion to...
US20090166102 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...
US20100059298 WALL CRAWLING ROBOTS  
Described herein is electroadhesion technology that permits controllable adherence between two objects. Electroadhesion uses electrostatic forces of attraction produced by an electrostatic...
US20110272199 Statically Stable Biped Robotic Mechanism and Method of Actuating  
A method of actuating a robotic mechanism having a first leg member rotatably coupled to a first side of a chassis and a second leg member rotatably coupled to a second side of the chassis. The...
US20120175171 Locomotion of Amorphous Surface Robots  
An amorphous robot includes a compartmented bladder containing fluid, a valve assembly, and an outer layer encapsulating the bladder and valve assembly. The valve assembly draws fluid from a...
US20100258362 ACTUATOR POWERED DEFORMABLE SOFT-BODIED AUTONOMOUS PLATFORMS  
The present solution described herein provides apparatuses, methods and systems for coordinating and controlling movement of soft-bodied robots, or soft-bodied platforms. A soft-bodied robot may...
US20110240383 ROBOTIC SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USE  
A robotic system that can have a body and four flippers is described. Any or all of the flippers can be rotated. The flippers can have self-cleaning tracks. The tracks can be driven or passive....
US20110155481 VEHICLE  
A vehicle has a rotation-symmetrical, particularly spherical housing which is disposed about a rotational axis and has a convex drive and running surface. The housing is composed at least...
US20100127890 SPHERICAL SENSOR AND DATA COLLECTION VEHICLES  
An inexpensive unmanned mobile sensor and data collection rolling rover (“rollver) for exploring remote, inaccessible locations, such as deep craters and canyons, includes a hollow enclosure...
US20130042706 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR INSPECTING HIGH VOLTAGE INSULATORS  
An inspection apparatus for inspecting high voltage insulators is disclosed. The inspection apparatus includes a first platform having first and second linkages, at least one outer gripping...
US20170088205 PUFFER: POP-UP FLAT FOLDING EXPLORER ROBOT  
A repeatably reconfigurable robot, comprising at least two printed circuit board (PCB) rigid sections, at least one PCB flexible section coupled to the at least two PCB rigid sections, at least...
US20160347384 ROBOT  
A robot comprises a body, at least one traveling device, a suction cup and a pump module. The at least one traveling device disposed in the body is for causing the robot to move on a surface of a...
US20150266528 TRAVELING BODY  
A traveling body has a plurality of legs, each of which displaces angularly around a joint shaft, a base part to which the plurality of legs are fixed, wheels that are respectively disposed at one...

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