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Title:
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CAMOUFLAGING AND RECHARGING AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2018/098031
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
An unmanned autonomous vehicle is configured to delivery packages in a product delivery network. The vehicle includes an outer housing, a conversion circuit, a battery, and a control circuit. The outer housing includes a first layer that is configured to collect solar radiation, and a second layer that is configured to render a visual display. The conversion circuit is disposed within the outer housing, and is coupled to the first layer. The conversion circuit is configured to convert the collected solar radiation to electrical charge and store the charge in a battery. The control circuit is coupled to the second layer and is configured to independently determine one or more images to render at the second layer, and to cause the one or more images to be rendered at the second layer. The solar radiation is collected at the first layer simultaneously with the images being rendered at the second layer.

Inventors:
HIGH, Donald R. (731 Easy Street, Noel, Missouri, 64854, US)
O'BRIEN, John J. (108 Neal Street, Farmington, Arkansas, 72730, US)
Application Number:
US2017/062181
Publication Date:
September 06, 2019
Filing Date:
November 17, 2017
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
WALMART APOLLO, LLC (702 Southwest 8th Street, Bentonville, Arkansas, 72716, US)
International Classes:
B63G13/02; B64C39/02; F41H3/02
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
KRATZ, Rudy et al. (Fitch, Even Tabin & Flannery LLP,120 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 160, Chicago Illinois, 60603, US)
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