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tactile sensor

I planned to use tactile sensor on my arduino based robot. In the end I used IR sensors instead. anyway, there are applications where tactile sensor is the right … Read more

BEAM tactile sensor

I'm really attracted by these antennae-shaped tactile sensors: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/7542

The problem is that I cannot figure out how to use 'em! I mean, how the contact between those sensors and an obstacle would cause an I/O pin to toggle?

 Thank you in advance for the hints you would give me.