Remote control scheduler and method for autonomous robotic device

  • US 9,486,924 B2
  • Filed: 03/27/2015
  • Issued: 11/08/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/24/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of cleaning a room, the method comprising:

  • transmitting from a cleaning robot to a mobile phone a status of the cleaning robot; and

    receiving at the cleaning robot from the mobile phone, in response to an operator command input at the mobile phone and at least in part indicative of a schedule, information including instructions configured to cause a processor of the cleaning robot to execute a cleaning operation in the room according to the schedule, wherein executing the cleaning operation in the room according to the schedule comprises;

    leaving a stationary charging device at which the cleaning robot is docked according to the schedule, andnavigating about a floor surface of the room.

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