Powered Vehicle Convoying Systems and Methods of Convoying Powered Vehicles
A vehicle convoy system for use in connection with a vehicle (for example a self-propelled wheelchair), wherein the vehicle includes at least one drive mechanism to impart drive to the vehicle, includes a first processor to effect control of the drive mechanism based upon data of the position of a leading vehicle in front of the vehicle so that the vehicle moves to follow movement of the leading vehicle and a physical or virtual linkage between adjacent vehicles (for example, a retractable rope tether) for sensing relative position and movement.
SIMPSON RICH CALLAGHAN [US]; SHARMA VINOD KUMAR [IN]; OLSON JOSEPH JOHN [US]; PUHLMAN JEREMY ROBERT [US]; LOPRESTI EDMUND FRANK
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