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Fig. 2

From: Object recognition combining vision and touch

Fig. 2

The new tactile sensor design (left) first reported in [6]. The main body is 3D printed in ABS. The tip is a 1 mm thick silicone rubber hemisphere. At the base (not visible) there is a USB eSecure web-cam with 8 LEDs illuminating the inside of the silicone hemisphere. As the tip makes contact with an object, it deforms resulting in a specific shading pattern (right). Schematics and part details openly available at: https://github.com/Exhor/bathtip

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