The goal of these experiments is to find a suitable solution for an underwater hand with flexures at the joints. As noted elsewhere, Jentoft and Howe [2011,2012] describe a flexure sensing approach using emitter/detector pairs and optical fibers.

As a simple solution, a 2.2 inch Sparkfun flex sensor was tested by affixing it to a sheet of corrugated cardboard and flexed.


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