Obstacle recognition method for autonomous robots

Register USPTO Patent
Application Number 17577175
Grant Number 11435746
Status In Force
Filing Date 2022-01-17
First Publication Date 2022-09-06
Publication Date 2022-09-06
Grant Date 2022-09-06
Owner AI Incorporated (Canada)
Inventor
  • Ebrahimi Afrouzi, Ali
  • Mehrnia, Soroush
  • Fath, Lukas

Abstract

Provided is a robot, including: a chassis; a set of wheels coupled to the chassis; a processor; and a tangible, non-transitory, machine-readable medium storing instructions that when executed by the processor effectuate operations including: capturing, by an image sensor disposed on a robot, images of a workspace; obtaining, by the processor of the robot or via the cloud, the captured images; comparing, by the processor of the robot or via the cloud, at least one object from the captured images to objects in an object dictionary; identifying, by the processor of the robot or via the cloud, a class to which the at least one object belongs using an object classification unit; and instructing, by the processor of the robot, the robot to execute at least one action based on the object class identified.

IPC Classes  ?

  • G05D 1/02 - Control of position or course in two dimensions
  • B25J 9/16 - Programme controls