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Sensing excellence: The sensor technology driving Autonomous Mobile Robots

Autonomous mobile robots employ a range of sensing technologies to navigate their movements with efficiency and precision. At the core of each movement is the precise count of rotations recorded by encoders on the robot's wheels. Additionally, the robot's accurate navigation and adaptive capabilities are fueled by object detection facilitated through laser distance sensors and ultrasonic echoes. These sensors work cohesively to ensure the robot's awareness of its surroundings, enabling it to make informed decisions for seamless and accurate maneuvering.

ifm offers a complete line of encoders and sensing devices suitable for mobile robotics use cases. Learn more with all the product information you need, including use cases, technology, and installation guidelines below.