|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||G05B-005/00 G05D-003/00 H02H-007/08|
|미국특허분류(USC)||318/466; 318/468; 318/266; 220/211; 220/244|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 21 인용 특허 : 257|
A trash can with a power operated lid can include a sensor assembly and a lifting mechanism. The sensor assembly can include at least one light emitter and at least one light receiver, the viewing area of the at least one light receiver being limited in size. The lifting mechanism can include a controller, a drive motor, and a lifting member. The trash can with power operated lid can further include at least one position sensor for detecting the position of the lid.
1. An enclosed receptacle comprising: a receptacle portion defining a reservoir;a lid mounted relative to the receptacle and configured to move between opened and closed positions;a power supply;a motion assembly configured to move the lid between the opened and closed positions;a lifting member connected to the lid and configured to be moved by the assembly;a sensor assembly comprising at least one light emitter, at least one light receiver, and a covering placed over both the at least one light emitter and the at least one light receiver, the covering ...