The Requirement

A hospital trust is interested in using robot vehicles for laundry collection and distribution and similar routine tasks in its several hospitals. It is not practicable to dig up hospital floors to lay guidance wires and it is proposed that the vehicles will follow visible tracks on the surface. These may be painted, stuck down or incorporated into tiling or carpeting patterns.

As part of the study, a model system is to be built.

The vehicle is required to: