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use Turtlebot's sensors for obstacle avoidance

asked 2012-09-18 22:41:36 -0500

Yuri gravatar image

updated 2012-09-19 06:12:37 -0500

Eric Perko gravatar image

Hello, what is used of the cliff sensors on turtlebot? Could i employ this four sensors to use them in a algorithm of obstacle avoidance?

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answered 2012-09-19 04:46:32 -0500

prasanna.kumar gravatar image

Cliff/Wheel-Drop sensors in TurtleBot are used to prevent it from falling off the stairs or ledges. It sends a (0,0) velocity when it senses a wheel drop. You can't use Cliff Sensors alone for Obstacle Avoidance.

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