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We have updated our FIRST® competition notes from 2011 to reflect use of our HRLV‑MaxSonar‑EZ sensors for using in finding direction and distance to objects. This may be used to find a corner of the climbing tower in this years competition. This article can be seen at "Finding Directions and Distance to a Pole".

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