LG Shares Robot Vacuum Cleaner Patents with Miele in Licensing Deal
LGPublished on 02 Jun 2020Last edited on 12 Nov 2022Written by Dr Jiulin Teng
LG Electronics Inc. and Miele & Cie KG have entered into a long-term patent licensing agreement for robotic vacuum cleaner technologies currently found in LG's CoirdZero and HOM-BOT models. This agreement allows Miele to produce and sell robot vacuum cleaners using these patented technologies developed by LG.
Specifically, the license agreement covers LG's patented induction signal guide and infrared-induced signals to allow robot cleaners to return to their docking stations accurately and precisely for charging. It also includes patents related to dust unit detection and agitator attachment technologies.
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