© Dr. Steve Rapp
Four Types of Touch Detection
tells whether a part is present or
not or if something is in the robot’s path.
used to find the height of an object
or how far an object is placed into a gripper.
consists of a matrix of
touch sensors that can determine the shape of one
surface of an object; useful for finding the
orientation of a part.
Type of surface-
determines roughness or
smoothness of a surface; in some cases hardness.