Apparatus for positioning moving body allowing precise positioning of moving body

  • US 5,903,124 A
  • Filed: 09/25/1997
  • Issued: 05/11/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/30/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. An apparatus for positioning a moving body attached on the moving body, comprising:

  • a sensor for detecting at which of left and right sides of an end portion of said moving body has touched an object;

    a driver for driving said moving body after detection by said sensor that the end portion of said moving body touched the object at the other one of the left and right sides;

    a measuring device for measuring the amount of driving performed by said driver; and

    a determining unit for determining attitude of said moving body with respect to said object based on said measured amount of driving from the measuring device.

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