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Title:
VACUUM CLEANER AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/212172
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
In order to achieve the objective of the present invention, a vacuum cleaner for performing autonomous driving, according to one embodiment of the present invention, comprises: a main body; a driving unit for moving the main body; a suctioning unit installed on a front side of the main body; a plurality of sensors installed on the front side of the main body and on both sides of the main body, respectively, for sensing obstacles present in each direction; and a control unit for controlling the driving unit to move the main body on the basis of a preset traveling pattern, wherein the control unit uses sensors provided at the front side of the main body and a first side of the both sides of the main body so as to detect whether entry into a corner area among cleaning areas is made while driving along the preset driving pattern, and controls the driving unit such that the first side of the main body comes into contact with a first wall forming the corner area at least one time when the main body enters the corner area.

Inventors:
JUN, Woochan (IP Center, LG Electronics Inc.,51, Gasan digital 1-ro,Geumcheon-Gu, Seoul, 08592, KR)
Application Number:
KR2019/004694
Publication Date:
November 07, 2019
Filing Date:
April 18, 2019
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
LG ELECTRONICS INC. (128 Yeoui-daero, Yeongdeungpo-Gu, Seoul, 07336, KR)
International Classes:
A47L9/28; A47L11/40; B25J9/16; B25J11/00
Foreign References:
JP5891736B22016-03-23
JP6195649B22017-09-13
KR20160091087A2016-08-02
KR20100052702A2010-05-20
JP2017503267A2017-01-26
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
PARK, Jang-Won (2nd-3rd Fl, 566, Gangnam-daero,Gangnam-Gu, Seoul, 06044, KR)
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