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...
First Ingestible Sensor Gets FDA Go-Ahead

First Ingestible Sensor Gets FDA Go-Ahead

Patient compliance remains a significant challenge to optimal clinical outcomes. Whether the healthcare plan includes nutritional recommendations, exercise, physical therapy, bed rest, or simply taking medication, getting patients to follow through and consistently...
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....
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