The use of Inertial Sensors in Robotics

The primary uses for inertial sensors are platform stability and global positioning, but we are seeing increasing use as feedback in articulated limbs.

7 Reasons Your Life Depends on an Accurate IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) in a Self-Driving Car

An inertial measurement unit (IMU) is a device that directly measures the three linear acceleration components and the three rotational rate components (6-DOF) of a vehicle.

How Industrial Self-driving Vehicles Use Sensors for Localization and Mapping

OTTO self-driving vehicles depend on three different sensors to identify its current position as well as to navigate where and how it needs to travel from point A to point B. As in any dense and dynamic environment, elements in OTTO's path can change minute to minute

Industrial Robots: Encoders for Tool Center Point Accuracy

The use of secondary encoders on all of a robot's axes, as well as the use of linear encoders for positioning the robot relative to the workpiece, enables a level of accuracy at the tool center point

Interview with Shaoshan Liu and Zhe Zhang of PerceptIn

Using our technology, we are able to reduce the cost of the whole vehicle (including the chassis, the computing hardware, and the sensing hardware, and the software stack) under $10,000 USD.

Q&A with Hillcrest Labs - High Value AHRS/IMUs Enable Low Cost Robot Navigation

The module allows rapid development of new robots by providing all the sensors and sensor processing software in one compact, pre-calibrated device with multiple interfaces supported to meet varying developer requirements.

Soft Stretchy Sensors

When the sensor is integrated into a wearable device and placed across a joint, it is stretched when the joint moves. We can correlate the joint's movement and sensor's capacitance change in order to monitor motion.

Sensors Expo & Conference Partners with Xconomy for Robo Madness West co-location

5th annual event to feature brightest minds and hottest technologies in the world of robotics

New Open Loop Current Transducers With Near Closed Loop Performance

Measured performance is at the level expected and increases the range of applications which may be addressed by open loop transducers instead of more complex solutions.

Novotechnik - New High Reliability Angle Sensors

Designed to operate in harsh environments and have high immunity to emissions

Sensors On Display: Velodyne LiDAR Featured in 'Robot Revolution,' National Touring Exhibit From Chicago Museum of Science and Industry

In Silicon Valley, Computer Museum Extends Run of 'History of Autonomous Vehicles,' Showcasing Velodyne LiDAR Sensor Technology

New Anaren "Sensor Element Library" Enables Easy Integration of Sensor Drivers and Intelligence into IoT Devices

Anaren Launches Atmosphere Sensor Partnership Program to support its Wireless Connectivity Ecosystem

Vision Integrator, Integro Technologies Announces Partnership with ifm efector

Integro Technologies, a world leader in vision system integration, announces a partnership agreement with ifm efector, a premier technology partner for sensors and controls. As one of the world's largest and fastest-growing manufacturers of sensors and controls products, ifm produces over 8 million sensors annually.

Marktech Introduces New Line of APDs

Cost-effective and ideally suited for extreme low light conditions, Marktech Silicon Avalanche photodiodes (Si APD) are the preferred optical detectors

MEMSIC to Showcase its Latest Sensing Solutions at Sensors Expo and Conference 2015

June 10-11 2015 at the Long Beach Convention Center, CA

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