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New technologies for robotic tactile sensing and navigation

Rob Bogue (Consultant, Okehampton, UK)

Industrial Robot

ISSN: 0143-991x

Article publication date: 4 June 2021

Issue publication date: 19 August 2021

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Abstract

Purpose

This aims to provide details of new sensor technologies and developments with potential applications in robotic tactile sensing and navigation.

Design/methodology/approach

Following a short introduction, this provides examples of tactile sensing research. This is followed by details of research into inertial sensors and other navigation techniques. Finally, brief conclusions are drawn.

Findings

This shows that tactile sensing and navigation techniques are the topic of a technologically diverse research effort which has prospects to impart various classes of robots with significantly enhanced capabilities.

Originality/value

This provides a technically detailed insight into recent sensor research with applications in robotic tactile sensing and navigation.

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Citation

Bogue, R. (2021), "New technologies for robotic tactile sensing and navigation", Industrial Robot, Vol. 48 No. 4, pp. 478-483. https://doi.org/10.1108/IR-03-2021-0054

Publisher

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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