Weve just started our next project, on robot stasis sensors. As some of you may know, stasis sensors tell the robot when it is stalled, stuck and not moving, or immobile in some other way when its supposed to be moving. A typical sensor might be a wheel that it drags along, and if it stops but the main wheels keep moving, there is a stasis condition.
PicBot IV will explore this concept, and develop a robust stasis sensor system that can be easily incorporated into any home robot. Of course, at the finish of this research project, we will post a very in depth article!
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