Artificial Skin Provides Haptic Feedback

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-35616
Published December 01, 2019 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

Technology capable of replicating the sense of touch — also known as haptic feedback — can greatly enhance human-computer and human-robot interfaces for applications such as medical rehabilitation and virtual reality. A soft artificial skin was developed that provides haptic feedback and, using a self-sensing mechanism, has the potential to instantaneously adapt to a wearer's movements.