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Using Ultrasonic and Infrared Sensors for Distance Measurement

  title={Using Ultrasonic and Infrared Sensors for Distance Measurement},
  author={I TarekMohammad},
The amplitude response of infrared (IR) sensors depends on the reflectance properties of the target. Therefore, in order to use IR sensor for measuring distances accurately, prior knowledge of the surface must be known. This paper describes the Phong Illumination Model for determining the properties of a surface and subsequently calculating the distance to the surface. The angular position of the IR sensor is computed as normal to the surface for simplifying the calculation. Ultrasonic (US… 

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