[Dprglist] Assisting PID odometry with an IMU

Rud Merriam rudmerriam at gmail.com
Mon Jan 25 09:24:23 PST 2021

My long term feeling is that kinesthetic sensing is useful but will not 
solve the problem. People don't know precisely the position of limbs 
just a "good enough" idea. The rest comes from other feedback loops such 
as seeing my fingers move in my peripheral vision as I type this.

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*Rud Merriam K5RUD*
/Mystic Lake Software/ <http://mysticlakesoftware.com/>

On 1/23/21 12:27 AM, Murray Altheim via DPRGlist wrote:
> One of the things I keep getting reminded of is that while there's
> a lot of focus on fancy sensors and such (but of course!), some of
> the more "basic" stuff in robotics is actually pretty tricky to get
> right. Precise navigation and odometry is quite difficult, which is
> what makes it all the more impressive to see done well.
> Cheers,
> Murray 
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