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Oct 11, 2006

Robotic Whiskers Can Sense Three-Dimensional Environment

Re-blogged from Robots.net

rat whiskers

© 2006 Northwestern University 

Two Northwestern University engineers have developed an array of robotic whiskers that sense in two dimensions, mimicking the capabilities of mammalian whiskers. The bending moment, or torque, at the whisker base is then used to calculate the three-dimensional features of solid objects.

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