Simultaneous collaboration, localization, and mapping

Register USPTO Patent
Application Number 16418988
Grant Number 11340079
Status In Force
Filing Date 2019-05-21
First Publication Date 2022-05-24
Publication Date 2022-05-24
Grant Date 2022-05-24
Owner AI Incorporated (Canada)
Inventor
  • Ebrahimi Afrouzi, Ali
  • Fath, Lukas
  • Zhang, Chen
  • Highfill, Brian
  • Ebrahimi Afrouzi, Amin

Abstract

Provided is a wheeled device, including: a chassis; a set of wheels coupled to the chassis; one or more electric motors to rotate the set of wheels; a network card for wireless connection to the internet; a plurality of sensors; a processor electronically coupled to the plurality of sensors; and a tangible, non-transitory, machine readable medium storing instructions that when executed by the processor effectuates operations including: capturing, with at least one exteroceptive sensor, measurement readings of the environment; and estimating, with the processor using a statistical ensemble of simulated positions of the wheeled device and the measurement readings, a corrected position of the wheeled device to replace a last known position of the wheeled device.

IPC Classes  ?

  • G01C 21/32 - Structuring or formatting of map data
  • G06F 16/29 - Geographical information databases
  • G06K 9/00 - Methods or arrangements for reading or recognising printed or written characters or for recognising patterns, e.g. fingerprints
  • G06T 7/70 - Determining position or orientation of objects or cameras