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A robot measures the distance and location of another object by ultrasonics or echo location. Professor Richard Mitchell explains more in this video.

In this short video, Richard explains how echo location is used by a robot to measure the distance and location of another object.

You will have the chance to get the robot to move on the basis of ultrasonic sensing in a simulation exercise later this week.

If you would like to investigate Ultrasonics further, you can take a closer look at the Ultrasonics web page.

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