Servo Magazine (May 2018)

An Inexpensive Ultrasonic Based Local Positioning System

By John Blankenship    View In Digital Edition  


Many roboticists would love to give their robot the ability to determine its location in a known environment. There are many possible solutions (LIDAR or external transponders, for example), but most options are too expensive for the average hobbyist. This article explores a unique approach with interesting possibilities.

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