Home cleaning robot

  • US 6,459,955 B1
  • Filed: 11/17/2000
  • Issued: 10/01/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/18/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. An autonomously, movable home cleaning robot comprising:

  • a) a platform;

    b) a motive force attached to said platform, said motive force to autonomously move said platform on a substantially horizontal surface having boundaries;

    c) a computer processing unit for storing, receiving and transmitting data, said computer processing unit attached to said platform;

    d) a cleaning implement operatively associated with said platform; and

    e) a power source connected to said motive force and said computer processing unit, whereby said computer processing unit directs horizontal movement of said platform within the boundaries of the horizontal surface based upon input data defining said boundaries, said input data being input to said robot by physical manipulation of said robot or by remote control.

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