Sentry robot system

  • US 7,054,716 B2
  • Filed: 09/04/2003
  • Issued: 05/30/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/06/2002
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A sentry robot system comprising:

  • at least one first-type functional robot with one or more environmental sensors, the at least one first-type functional robot configured to perform one or more repetitive tasks within an area, the one or more repetitive tasks including collection and transmission of environment data associated with at least a portion of the area using environmental sensors including at least one of a smoke sensor, a carbon monoxide sensor, a temperature sensor, a humidity sensor, and an optical image senor; and

    at least one navigator/controller platform configured to receive environment data transmitted by the at least one first-type functional robot, wherein the environmental data from the at least one first type functional robot is initially transmitted back to the navigator/controller platform in order to create an image map of the environment using the environmental data then after the image map is complete for an area new environmental data is compared with the image map to,a) determine if intervention is required due to changes within the environment;

    b) update the image map;

    orc) direct overall movement of the at least one first-type functional robot within the area, and control the at least one first-type functional robot during performance of the one or more repetitive tasks.

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