Autonomous refuse bag replacement system

Register USPTO Patent
Application Number 16261635
Grant Number 11144066
Status In Force
Filing Date 2019-01-30
First Publication Date 2021-10-12
Publication Date 2021-10-12
Grant Date 2021-10-12
Owner AI Incorporated (Canada)
Inventor Ebrahimi Afrouzi, Ali

Abstract

Included is a refuse bag replacement method including: detecting, by one or more sensors of the robotic refuse container, a refuse bag fill level; instructing, by a processor of the robotic refuse container, the robotic refuse container to navigate to a refuse collection site upon detecting a predetermined refuse bag fill level; and instructing, by the processor of the robotic refuse container, the robotic refuse container to discard a refuse bag housed within the robotic refuse container at the refuse collection site.

IPC Classes  ?

  • G05D 1/02 - Control of position or course in two dimensions
  • B65F 1/12 - Refuse receptacles with devices facilitating emptying
  • B65F 1/06 - Refuse receptacles with removable inserts with flexible inserts, e.g. bags or sacks