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Whiskers Sense in 3D

Posted 10 Oct 2006 at 17:44 UTC by Rog-a-matic Share This

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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