Coverage Robot Mobility

  • US 20090007366A1
  • Filed: 09/17/2008
  • Published: 01/08/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/02/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An autonomous coverage robot comprising:

  • a body having at least one outer wall;

    a drive system disposed on the body and configured to maneuver the robot over a work surface; and

    a cleaning assembly carried by the body, the cleaning assembly comprising;

    first and second cleaning rollers rotatably coupled to the body;

    a suction assembly having a channel disposed adjacent at least one of the cleaning rollers, the suction assembly configured to draw debris removed from the work surface by at least one of the cleaning rollers into the channel; and

    a container in fluid communication with the channel and configured to collect debris drawn into the channel, the container having a wall comprising the at least one outer wall of the body.

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