25 January 1998 Case study of a floor-cleaning robot
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Proceedings Volume 3210, Mobile Robots XII; (1998) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.299559
Event: Intelligent Systems and Advanced Manufacturing, 1997, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Abstract
Developing the technologies suitable of ra high level robotic application such as cleaning a floor has proved extremely difficult. Developing the robot mobility technology has been a stumbling block and developing and integrating the applications technology to the machine and the mobility technology has also been a difficult stage in this quest, but doing so in a cost effective and realistic manner suitable for the market place and to compete with humans and manually operated machines has been the most difficult of all. This paper describes one of these quests spanning a 14 year period and resulting in what is hoped will be the world's first commercially manufactured household robot vacuum cleaner.
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Allan C. Branch, Allan C. Branch, } "Case study of a floor-cleaning robot", Proc. SPIE 3210, Mobile Robots XII, (25 January 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.299559; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.299559
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