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Title:
VACUUM CLEANER AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2016/208944
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
A vacuum cleaner according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a cleaner body having a moving unit; a suction unit configured to suction dust and air; a detecting unit configured to detect movement of the suction unit; and a control part configured to determine whether movement of the cleaner body is required, based on information detected by the suction unit, and to control the moving unit when the movement of the cleaner body is required, wherein the control part determines a target location to which the cleaner body will be moved, determines a moving route to the target location based on a detected obstacle, controls the moving unit so that the cleaner body is moved along the determined moving route, stops a motor when it is determined that the cleaner body is not in contact with a floor surface, and thus prevents a user's injury.

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Inventors:
KWAK, Donghoon (IP Center, LG Electronics Inc. 51,Gasan digital 1-ro,Geumcheon-gu, Seoul, 08592, KR)
KO, Jaehwan (IP Center, LG Electronics Inc. 51,Gasan digital 1-ro,Geumcheon-gu, Seoul, 08592, KR)
YI, Sihyuk (IP Center, LG Electronics Inc. 51,Gasan digital 1-ro,Geumcheon-gu, Seoul, 08592, KR)
Application Number:
KR2016/006583
Publication Date:
December 29, 2016
Filing Date:
June 21, 2016
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Assignee:
LG ELECTRONICS INC. (128Yeoui-daero, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, 07336, KR)
International Classes:
A47L9/28; G05D1/02; B25J13/08; B25J11/00; B25J9/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
KIM, Ki Moon (6th Fl. Hyun Juk Bldg, 114 Yeoksam-roGangnam-gu, Seoul, 06252, KR)
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