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A Handheld Device for the In Situ Acquisition of Multimodal Tactile Sensing Data

  title={A Handheld Device for the In Situ Acquisition of Multimodal Tactile Sensing Data},
  author={Joshua Wade and Tapomayukh Bhattacharjee and Charles C. Kemp},
Multimodal tactile sensing could potentially enable robots to improve their performance at manipulation tasks by rapidly discriminating between task-relevant objects. Data-driven approaches to this tactile perception problem show promise, but there is a dearth of suitable training data. In this two-page paper, we present a portable handheld device for the efficient acquisition of multimodal tactile sensing data from objects in their natural settings, such as homes. The multimodal tactile sensor… 

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