Obstacle following sensor scheme for a mobile robot

  • US 20050251292A1
  • Filed: 06/24/2005
  • Published: 11/10/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/24/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for operating a mobile robot, the method comprising the steps of:

  • detecting the presence of an object proximate the mobile robot;

    sensing a value of a signal corresponding to the object;

    comparing the value to a predetermined value;

    moving the mobile robot in response to the comparison; and

    updating the predetermined value upon the occurrence of an event.

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