Electronic Skin Glows Under Pressure

Electronic Skin Glows Under Pressure

Scientists have created electronic robot skins that can detect a puff of air. But whack that same robot with a 2-by-4 and the skin reacts the same as if it were a gentle breeze. That’s a problem because robots or prostheses wearers need to know when a touch is...
Robotic Arm Innovates Touch Tech [video]

Robotic Arm Innovates Touch Tech [video]

The sensation of feeling in video game controllers has been around since the introduction of the Rumble Pak for Nintendo 64 in 1997. Bundled with Star Fox 64, the Rumble Pak immersed players in the game by vibrating when they were firing a weapon or taking damage....
Study Finds Load Impacts Amputees, Prosthesis

Study Finds Load Impacts Amputees, Prosthesis

Research at the University of North Carolina shows lower-limb amputees could benefit from load-adaptive wearable robotics. While multiple studies examine the ways powered devices help amputees walk on level ground, few delve into the effects of real-world challenges...
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