|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||G06F-017/10 G05D-001/02 B60N-002/04 B60N-002/06 B60N-002/10 B62D-033/063 B62D-037/04 B62J-017/08 B62K-003/00 B62D-039/00|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 3 인용 특허 : 117|
An apparatus and method for transporting a payload over a surface is provided. A vehicle supports a payload with a support partially enclosed by an enclosure. Two laterally disposed ground-contacting elements are coupled to at least one of the enclosure or support. A motorized drive is coupled to the ground-contacting elements. A controller coupled to the drive governs the operation of the drive at least in response to the position of the center of gravity of the vehicle to dynamically control balancing of the vehicle.
1. A vehicle for transporting a payload over a surface, comprising: a platform;a support, disposed on the platform, configured to support the payload;an enclosure, coupled to the platform and the support, configured to at least partially enclose the payload when the payload is disposed on the support;at least one surface-contacting element, coupled to the platform, configured to contact the surface and move the vehicle over the surface in response to received control signals; anda drive controller, coupled to the at least one surface-contacting element, ...