Patents Assigned to UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP.
  • Patent number: 10469321
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a channel configuration method for communication between the main controller of the robot and the at least one node of the robot, including: receiving at least one description message transmitted from at least one node via a broadcast channel, confirming a channel according to the description message of the node, wherein a main controller communicates with the node via the channel, and transmitting at least one channel configuration message via the broadcast channel. The channel configuration message carries the description message of the node and a description message of the channel. The main controller may communicate with the node via the channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH Robotics Corp.
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Hailang Zhou, Musen Zhang
  • Patent number: 10451647
    Abstract: A method for measuring speed of a permanent magnet synchronous motor includes: acquiring a number K of pulse signals received in a current measuring period and outputted by an incremental encoder; acquiring a first duration Sn-1 between a time point when a pulse is last received in a previous measuring period and a time point when the previous measuring period ends, and a second duration Sn between a time point when a pulse is last received in the current measuring period and a time point when the current measuring period ends; calculating a third duration T0, measured between the time point when the pulse is last received in the previous measuring period and the time point when the pulse is last received in the current measuring period, according to the length T of the current, measuring period, the first duration Sn-1 and the second duration Sn; and calculating a motor speed v according to formula: v = K K 0 × 1 T ? ? 0 .
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH Robotics Corp.
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Wenhua Fan, Lifu Zhang, Jianyun Xiao
  • Patent number: 10447992
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a method and a system for image processing. The method includes: obtaining images of a target environment captured by a robot in a preset movement trajectory according to a predefined condition; combining every two of the images having a same region into a corresponding image pair based on an initial position estimation of each of the images; producing an image seed based on the image pair; performing position optimization on the image seed; producing an image subset based on the image seed after the position optimization; and performing position optimization on the image subset based on the image seeds in the image subset. It can effectively reduce the computational complexity of image matching, reduce the calculation time, and improve the accuracy of image processing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Cihui Pan, Shengqi Tan, Xianji Wang, Jianxin Pang
  • Patent number: 10427064
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a building block set including at least two building components that can be built together to form at least one track. The building block set includes a base, fixing brackets, and a partition sheet. Each fixing bracket includes a pair of supporting sheets facing each other, a pivot shaft connected between the two supporting sheets, and two hook-shaped portions respectively extending from the supporting sheets along a direction away from the pivot shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP.
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Dingkai Xing, Yumiao Wu, Lefeng Liu
  • Patent number: 10421199
    Abstract: A skin for a robot includes a first composite layer structure, a second composite layer structure and a number of first insulating protrusions. The first composite layer structure is used to be arranged on a housing of the robot, and includes a base adhesive layer arranged on the housing of robot, a first supporting layer stacked on the base adhesive layer and a first silver conductive adhesive layer stacked on the first supporting layer. The second composite layer structure covers the first composite layer, and includes a second silver conductive adhesive layer stacked on the first composite layer structure, and a second supporting layer stacked on the second silver conductive adhesive layer. The first insulating protrusions are arranged between the first silver conductive adhesive layer and the second silver conductive adhesive layer, and separate the first silver conductive adhesive layer and the second silver conductive adhesive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP.
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Bin He, Hailang Zhou, Musen Zhang
  • Patent number: 10411483
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a recharging dock and a robot. The recharging dock may include: a recharging dock body and at least a pair of recharging contact pads configured on at least one side of the recharging dock body, at least one recharging switch circuit connecting to at least one recharging power supply respectively, and a sensing circuit. The sensing circuit is configured to turn on the recharging switch circuit upon detecting a magnetic component of a robot, and the recharging power supply may output a recharging voltage to the recharging contact pads. As such, the safety of the recharging dock of the robot may be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP.
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Haiyue Yan
  • Patent number: 10397895
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a range finding base station selection method and apparatus. The embodiments of the present disclosure are capable of eliminating the inappropriate base stations, so that the range finding from the base station to the tag can be accurate, thereby improving the accuracy of tag positioning.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH Robotics Corp
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Yongsheng Zhao, Zhichao Liu
  • Patent number: 10384352
    Abstract: A finger of a robotic hand includes a phalanx portion including at least two phalanxes rotatably coupled to each other, a rotating member that is rotatable with respect to the phalanx portion, a rope having two opposite ends respectively connected to one phalanx and the rotating member, a rotating cam driven by a driving device and having a lateral surface that stays in contact with the rotating member, the rotating cam being configured to push the rotating member to rotate the rotating member in a first direction, and an elastic member connected to the rotating member and configured to apply a force to the rotating member to rotate the rotating member in a second direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH Robotics Corp
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Kunlei Zhao, Wenhua Yu, Qi Zhao, Jiawen Hu, Yangyu Pi, Jianxin Pang
  • Patent number: 10389812
    Abstract: A data transmission method is performed in a storage system. The storage system includes a load balancing device and a data storage server cluster. The data uploaded by a terminal is stored in one data storage server of the data storage server cluster, which can avoid single point of failure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH Robotics Corp.
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Liangliang Jia, Desen Su
  • Patent number: 10384541
    Abstract: A laser radar module includes a laser radar, an upper cover disposed above the laser radar, a lower case disposed below the laser radar, and a locking assembly for connecting the upper cover to the lower case. A gap is formed between the upper cover and the lower case for the laser radar to transmit and receive signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH Robotics Corp.
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Libing Zhou, Wenhua Yu
  • Patent number: 10377037
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a speed reduction device, a joint servo and a robot. The speed reduction device includes a driving device, a first stage speed reduction assembly and a second speed reduction assembly. The first speed reduction assembly includes a power gear and a face gear. The second speed reduction assembly includes a sun gear that rotates coaxially with the face gear, a planet gear set driven to rotate by the sun gear, a fixed gear, an output gear for outputting power and a fixed shaft. The speed reduction device uses the first speed reduction assembly and the second speed reduction assembly for power transmission and is compact in structure and has a high single stage transmission ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH Robotics Corp
    Inventors: Xuchao Du, Wenquan Shu, Youjun Xiong
  • Patent number: 10379510
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a command control in a multi-servo feedback control system. The command control includes: a servo acquiring preset delay time when a first action command is received from a main controller via serial data bus; the servo sending feedback information to the main controller after the preset delay time; wherein the preset delay time of the plurality of servos are different from each other, and the feedback information is configured to identify work status of the servo; receiving a second action command from the main controller; performing actions corresponding to the second action command and sending the feedback information to the main controller after the preset delay time if the second action command is valid. A servo and a multi-servo feedback control system for performing the command control are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH Robotics Corp.
    Inventors: Tingshuang Huang, Lifu Zhang, Youjun Xiong
  • Patent number: 10377045
    Abstract: A robotic hand includes a servo housing, a printed circuit board (PCB), a motor, a planetary gear transmission assembly and a plurality of claws rotatably connected to the servo housing. The motor is electrically connected to the PCB. An input end of the planetary gear transmission assembly is connected to an output shaft of the motor, and an output end of the planetary gear transmission assembly includes a helical gear shaft and a number of helical gears that are engaged with the helical gear shaft and the claws. The helical gears correspond to the claws respectively. One end of each of the claws is rotatably connected to the servo housing, and the claws are rotatable toward or away from one another when driven by the helical gears.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP.
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Yong Fu, Hongyu Ding
  • Patent number: 10367440
    Abstract: A servo actuator ID setting method is performed by a servo actuator controlling system. The servo actuator controlling system includes a master controller and a plurality of servo actuators. One servo actuator is set to disconnect to a next servo actuator. A plurality of interfaces of the master controller are selected to turn on in sequence. The following steps are repeatedly performed to set servo actuator ID: broadcasting a signal to replace an original ID of each of the plurality of servo actuators with a target ID; the plurality of servo actuators in each branch connecting to the master controller; and replacing the original ID of each of the plurality servo actuator with the target ID.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP.
    Inventors: Tingshuang Huang, Youjun Xiong
  • Patent number: 10357882
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a data upgrading method, including: transmitting a data region preparation request for preparing a data region, transmitting a length of the upgraded data packet via a block control instruction frame, wherein a node adjusts the data region according to the length of the upgraded data packet, receiving the length of the data region, and transmitting the upgraded data packet according to a predetermined sending sequence. As such, the abnormal operations may be avoided and the reliability may be enhanced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP.
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Hailang Zhou, Musen Zhang
  • Patent number: 10345819
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a recharging robot system. The recharging robot system may include a signal emission device including at least one signal emission channel. The at least one signal emission channel each comprises an opening. A distance between two central axes of any two adjacent signal emission channels is gradually increased along a direction facing away the signal emitters. As such, an overlapping area of signal ranges of the at least two signal emitters may be reduced, and the robot may accurately determine which signal range that the robot is within, so as to accurately align with the recharging dock.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP.
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Libing Zhou, Jibang Cui, Gaobo Huang
  • Patent number: 10333838
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a frame transmission method and a frame transmission device. The data frame includes an arbitration field and a data field. The arbitration field includes a frame mode indication sub-field indicating a frame mode of the data frame, and the data field includes an instruction sub-field indicating instruction messages carried the data frame. A great deal of information may be obtained by the configuration of the present disclosure, and thus the transmission efficiency may be enhanced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH Robotics Corp.
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Hailang Zhou, Musen Zhang
  • Patent number: 10327053
    Abstract: A Bluetooth speaker includes an upper case and a lower case. The upper case and the lower case corporately define a receiving space, and the upper case and the lower case each include a mounting portion for connecting with a building block element. A circuit board, a loudspeaker, a Bluetooth module and a light emitting module are received in the receiving space, and the loudspeaker, the Bluetooth module and the light emitting module are electrically connected to the circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP.
    Inventors: Xiongyuan Fang, Youjun Xiong
  • Patent number: 10317874
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a critical point locking method of servos, including: computing a current target deviation according to a target position and an actual position, computing a variation value according to the current target deviation and a previous target deviation, determining whether the variation value being greater than a constraint value, modifying the current target deviation according to the current target deviation and a predetermined value upon determining the predetermined condition being satisfied, configuring the modified current target deviation as a current controlling deviation, and driving the servo to move toward the target position according the current controlling deviation. As such, the servo may lock the position for 360 degrees, the locking stroke of the servo may be improved, and the application of the servo may be enlarged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH Robotics Corp.
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Lifu Zhang, Xi Bai, Wenhua Fan
  • Patent number: 10307914
    Abstract: A robot includes a head, a shoulder, and a rotary structure. The head includes a housing and a fixing frame. Connection assemblies are disposed between the housing anti the fixing frame. Each of the connection assemblies has a fixing shaft fixedly connected to the fixing frame and a flange rotatably installed to the fixing shaft, and the flange is fixedly connected to the housing. The rotary structure includes an adapter rotatably connecting the fixing shaft about an axis of the fixing shaft and a drive source rotating the adapter. The adapter has an installation disc portion for connecting the shoulder and a drive portion for connecting the drive source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: UBTECH Robotics Corp.
    Inventors: Youjun Xiong, Wenquan Shu, Wenhua Yu, Qi Zhao, Youpeng Li