Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
Updated December 1, 2018
I am working on covering robots with eyeballs for two reasons:
it is a way to implement tactile sensing, and
it gives the robot a "proximity" sense, a sense of what is around it.
The current prototype (FingerVision) is described in
Implementing Tactile Behaviors Using FingerVision, A. Yamaguchi and
C. G. Atkeson, Humanoids 2017.
A 2016 talk
More information on FingerVision
changing the Raspberry Pi camera V1 lens to a very wide angle lens.
This material is based upon work supported by the US National Science Foundation under Grant No. IIS-1717066.
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