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Title: Tandem mobile robot system

Abstract

A robotic vehicle system for terrain navigation mobility provides a way to climb stairs, cross crevices, and navigate across difficult terrain by coupling two or more mobile robots with a coupling device and controlling the robots cooperatively in tandem.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. (Albuquerque, NM)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
SANDIA CORP
OSTI Identifier:
875067
Patent Number(s):
US 6523629
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM) SNL
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
tandem; mobile; robot; robotic; vehicle; terrain; navigation; mobility; provides; climb; stairs; crevices; navigate; difficult; coupling; robots; device; controlling; cooperatively; robotic vehicle; mobile robot; /180/280/901/

Citation Formats

Buttz, James H., Shirey, David L., and Hayward, David R. Tandem mobile robot system. United States: N. p., 2003. Web.
Buttz, James H., Shirey, David L., & Hayward, David R. Tandem mobile robot system. United States.
Buttz, James H., Shirey, David L., and Hayward, David R. 2003. "Tandem mobile robot system". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/875067.
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