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An Optocoupled Poseable Ball and Socket Joint for Computationally Enhanced Construction Kits
    We present a novel design for connecting pieces of
    a computationally enhanced construction kit, an optocoupled
    ball and socket joint. Unlike other existing connectors, our
    joint is poseable and allows both the topology and dynamic
    configuration of a kit assembly to be sensed. We provide a survey
    of existing computationally enhanced construction kit connectors
    and describe the technical details of our design.