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In the simplest servo control method, you issue a command, and the servo moves there at maximum speed. When it is time to move it again, you send a new order, and the motor goes there at top velocity. The previous animations and videos show that kind of movement is harsh and mechanical. In industrial settings, we use speed-ramping, where the motor intentionally starts slower than its capability. Even in high-speed production, where machines blur by and stop quickly, that speed is ramping up and down, so the robots don't tear themselves apart. When we exaggerate the speed modulation, the motion appears sluggish, but here we will pass that off as ghostly struggling.

I rearranged some of my code, so every time the servo goes from rest to motion, it will start at the minimum speed and increment slowly. It is possible to send a new order before the first movement is complete and maintains high speed. I added a piece of paper to hide the servos and I think it helps the illusion.
Ramping speed

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