Robotic cleaning device with perimeter recording function

  • US 9,811,089 B2
  • Filed: 12/19/2013
  • Issued: 11/07/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/19/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of teaching a robotic cleaning device a perimeter of an area of interest, comprising the steps of:

  • positioning the robotic cleaning device so that an obstacle detecting device of the robotic cleaning device can monitor at least part of the area;

    controlling the obstacle detecting device of the robotic cleaning device to follow and continuously record a position of an object, while the object is moving along the perimeter of the area of interest; and

    creating positional data of the perimeter from the continuous recordings of the positions of the object.

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