Robots & Machines

“Smart” Skin Applied On Prosthetic Limbs Can Replicate The Sense Of Touch

Amber RaynoldsDecember 9th 2014
  • The sensors include pressure and temperature arrays and associated humidity and strain sensors, electroresistive heaters and more
  • The collection of stretchable sensors and actuators facilitate highly localised mechanical and thermal skin-like perception in response to external stimuli
  • The skin allows for faster response times and also more closely replicates the abilities of real skin to sense the world

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