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1. (WO2018196209) CHARGING METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CLEANING ROBOT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/196209    International Application No.:    PCT/CN2017/095345
Publication Date: Fri Nov 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Aug 01 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: H02J 7/00
Applicants: BEIJING XIAOMI MOBILE SOFTWARE CO., LTD.
北京小米移动软件有限公司
Inventors: XIA, Yongfeng
夏勇峰
WU, Ke
吴珂
Title: CHARGING METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CLEANING ROBOT
Abstract:
A charging method and device for a cleaning robot, the method comprising: obtaining position information of each charging port of the cleaning robot (101); obtaining current position information of the cleaning robot when it is determined that the cleaning robot needs to be charged (102); determining the charging port closet to the current position of the cleaning robot according to the position information of each charging port and the current position information (103); and controlling the cleaning robot to move to the closest charging port for charging according to the position information of the closest charging port (104). By means of the method and the device, the cleaning robot can be charged nearby, and the power consumed by the cleaning robot is reduced.