Patented Vision Guided Robot



Patent Information:

Patent Title: Vision-guided robots and methods of training them
Patent Number: 9,092,698
Inventors: Buehler; Christopher J. (Cambridge, MA), Siracusa; Michael (Chestnut Hill, MA)
Assignee: Rethink Robotics, Inc. (Boston, MA)
Family ID: 1000001240094
Appl. No.: 13/621,658
Filed: September 17, 2012

Abstract: Via intuitive interactions with a user, robots may be trained to perform tasks such as visually detecting and identifying physical objects and/or manipulating objects. In some embodiments, training is facilitated by the robot’s simulation of task-execution using augmented-reality techniques.