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Title: Multimodal agile robots

Abstract

Examples and implementations of various robotic mechanisms, devices, components, systems and techniques are provided, including multimodal robotic devices and systems. For example, a multimodal robot can be configured to autonomously reconfigure between two or more primary modes of operation. Such robots may be used in a wide range of applications, including reconnaissance, exploration, search and rescue, military, sports, personal assistance, education, and entertainment and toys. Described examples of multimodal robots can be wheeled robots that use two or more drive wheels to perform various motions and operations.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of California, Oakland, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1531710
Patent Number(s):
8083013
Application Number:
12/001,059
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B62 - LAND VEHICLES FOR TRAVELLING OTHERWISE THAN ON RAILS B62D - MOTOR VEHICLES
DOE Contract Number:  
LANL IUT 72232-001-03
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2007-12-06
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Bewley, Thomas R., Schmidt-Wetekam, Christopher, Moore, Joseph, DiMatteo, Jerimiah, Ramirez, Mark, Zhang, David, and Summers, Sean. Multimodal agile robots. United States: N. p., 2011. Web.
Bewley, Thomas R., Schmidt-Wetekam, Christopher, Moore, Joseph, DiMatteo, Jerimiah, Ramirez, Mark, Zhang, David, & Summers, Sean. Multimodal agile robots. United States.
Bewley, Thomas R., Schmidt-Wetekam, Christopher, Moore, Joseph, DiMatteo, Jerimiah, Ramirez, Mark, Zhang, David, and Summers, Sean. Tue . "Multimodal agile robots". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1531710.
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abstractNote = {Examples and implementations of various robotic mechanisms, devices, components, systems and techniques are provided, including multimodal robotic devices and systems. For example, a multimodal robot can be configured to autonomously reconfigure between two or more primary modes of operation. Such robots may be used in a wide range of applications, including reconnaissance, exploration, search and rescue, military, sports, personal assistance, education, and entertainment and toys. Described examples of multimodal robots can be wheeled robots that use two or more drive wheels to perform various motions and operations.},
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