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Absolute vs Relative Robots Encoders

Humans have many different senses. The five main senses are touch, hearing, sight, smell and taste. However, one of the most underestimated sense is proprioception. It is declined from touch and consists of knowing where your body and body parts are in terms of spacial orientation. In other words, you know your arm is on your computer mouse right now. Well, robots also need to have this sense to understand where they are in space. To achieve such sense, they need encoders. There are a lot of different declinations to these devices and here's what they are all about.

Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette
By Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette
on May 11, 2016 7:00:00 AM
   
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Absolute vs Relative Robots Encoders

Humans have many different senses. The five main senses are touch, hearing, sight, smell and taste. However, one of the most...

Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette
By Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette
on May 11, 2016 7:00:00 AM
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Sebastien Bélanger
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