Get Rolling with Omni-Directional Wheels

Get Rolling with Omni-Directional Wheels

By Moein Jafari    View In Digital Edition  


There are several types of differential drive wheels for use in mobile robots. However, each has its limitations and costs. In order to handle some of these limitations, using omni-directional wheels is becoming more popular among robotic teams, since they don’t need to rotate first for moving from one point to another in a straight path. This way, the robot becomes faster. Let’s look at some omni-wheeled applications.

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