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Yeti / Autonomous Snow Blower


Cold temperatures and strain activity is a lethal recipe for heart attacks and is common when shoveling snow. Besides, most of the time snow has to be removed is in the morning or when coming home from work - when you least of all would like to. This service robot has various sensors in order to detect what’s snow or not and sense presence of animals and humans. It automatically starts when snow is falling and can work during the night. Yeti navigates by routes set by the user. Via a remote device the user saves Galileo coordinates by physically tagging positions and then transfers the coordinates for paths, areas and drop zones to the robot.


Umeå University

Umeå University
Institute of Design
UMEÅ, Sweden

Pete Avondoglio
Thomas Degn


Nilsson, Fredrik

Nilsson, Fredrik
UMEÅ, Sweden

Fredrik Nilsson