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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