AUTONOMOUS BATTERY SWAPPINGAND RECHARGING SYSTEM

By | October 13, 2018

An autonomous battery swapping and recharging system includes an aerial vehicle including a battery that has a condition requiring optimization; at least one platform for receiving the aerial vehicle, said at least one platform operative to receive and charge discharged battery of the aerial vehicle; and a computing device communicably coupled to the aerial vehicle and the at least one platform, said computing device operative to monitor condition of the battery of the aerial vehicle, and assigns the aerial vehicle to the at least one platform based on the monitoring such that the aerial vehicle autonomously navigates to the assigned at least one platform, wherein, the platform engages with the battery of the aerial vehicle through a battery swapping assembly operatively coupled with the platform through a robotic arm, the battery swapping assembly being configured to swap the discharged battery of the aerial vehicle with a preloaded charged battery.

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