Sensing the Environment

Sensing the Environment

The robots need to know how to observe many different types of information from the environment:

Electromagnetic Spectrum 



Chemical Sensors 


Range to things in the environment

The robots have to be able to process the data that is taken in from the environment.  


Lawn Mower Robots = detect how fast grass grows to know when and how often to mow the lawn

Vacuum Robot = detects how much dirt is being taken in be the vacuum to know how long to stay in each particular area


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