Perfect Skin: More Touchy-Feely Robots

Featured Image: Layers of the skin. CREDIT: Madhero88 and M.Komorniczak SOURCE Wikipedia Commons (Public Domain) FOR ILLUSTRATION PURPOSES ONLY.

Here’s another article destined for our “Robots replacing Humans” archive. . . EDITOR

From Science Daily

May 24, 2013 — Robots could become a lot more ‘sensitive’ thanks to new artificial skins and sensor technologies developed by European scientists. Leading to better robotic platforms that could one day be used in industry, hospitals and even at home.

The new capabilities, and a production system for building touch-sensitivity into different robots, will improve the way robots work in unconstrained settings, as well as their ability to communicate and cooperate with each other and with humans. . . . Read Complete Report

 

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