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This soft tactile sensor can simultaneously estimate the contact force and location

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — May 20th, 2021 Robots are often filled with a myriad of different sensors but being able to detect touch is still fairly tough. This is primarily due to needing a large sensing area, flexible surfaces, and usually having complex circuitry. Imagine a robotic gripper that uses several “fingers” to lift and manipulate […]

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This color-changing lamp emulates a “touch” sensor with a microphone

Reading Time: 2 minutes This color-changing lamp emulates a “touch” sensor with a microphone Arduino Team — May 18th, 2020 YouTuber “Peterbiglab” wanted an input for his DIY color-changing lamp, but didn’t want to use buttons or even have it detect claps, so he decided to make it respond to touch.  Instead of using a capacitive sensor or force-sensitive […]