Multi-directional Wireless Charging Of Vehicles And Robots

Patanjali Parimi (Inventor), Raihan Hossain (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

The present invention comprises a wireless charging station, configured to charge remote controlled and autonomous vehicles and robots, including one or more charging pods, wherein each pod has at least two panels and at least two wireless power transmitters (WPTs) affixed to at least two of the panels, wherein the WPTs are configured to deliver power wirelessly to at least two wireless power receivers (WPRs), associated with a remote controlled vehicle, an autonomous unmanned vehicle or a robot. The present invention further comprises a method to charge a robot or vehicle at a distance from a wireless power transmitter (WPT), the method comprising: detecting a first WPR located a first distance from a first WPT and a second WPR located a second distance from a second WPT, and transmitting power from the WPTs to the WPRs to charge the robot or vehicle.
Original languageEnglish (US)
StatePublished - Oct 10 2019

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