Robotic lawn mowing boundary determination

  • US 9,854,737 B2
  • Filed: 12/07/2016
  • Issued: 01/02/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/10/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of mowing an area with a mowing robot, the method comprising:

  • storing, in a memory of the mowing robot, a set of geospatially referenced perimeter coordinates corresponding to positions of the mowing robot while being guided about a perimeter of the area to be mowed along a teaching path during a teaching mode;

    identifying a boundary path comprising an alternative set of geospatially referenced perimeter coordinates comprising at least some of the set of the geospatially referenced perimeter coordinates stored during the teaching mode and at least some alternative coordinates other than the set of geospatially referenced perimeter coordinates stored during the teaching mode; and

    controlling the mowing robot to autonomously mow along the boundary path.

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