Sense of touch
Soft robots may not be in touch with human feelings, but they are getting better at feeling human touch.
The stretchable sensors could change the way soft robots function and feel.
Ultrasense creates a chip capable of converting any solid surface into a multi-functional touch panel with a simple chip.
Artificial skin having a sense of touch or ability to feel is a major research goal for engineers working on improving prosthetic technology. In...