Method and apparatus for relative positioning of a spreader

Wenyan Yang (Inventor), Mohammad M. Aref (Inventor), Juho Vihonen (Inventor), Hannu Santahuhta (Inventor), Mikko Asikainen (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


There is provided an apparatus comprising means for: receiving a first image of a first feature of a load; receiving a second image of a second feature of the load; determining image plane coordinates of the features of the load based on the first image and the second image; determining one or more action candidates based on the image plane coordinates; evaluating the one or more action candidates using an intermediate medium embodying historical experience information within a finite time horizon; choosing a control action based on the evaluation, wherein the control action causes a spreader to move with respect to the load.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2022008793A1
Publication statusPublished - 2022
Publication typeH1 Granted patent


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