Artificial skin could help rehabilitation and enhance virtual reality

Artificial skin could help rehabilitation and enhance virtual reality


Publication/Creation Date
September 27 2019
Media Type
Text
Persuasive Intent
Academic
Description
EPFL scientists have developed a soft artificial skin that provides haptic feedback and – thanks to a sophisticated self-sensing mechanism – has the potential to instantaneously adapt to a wearer’s movements. Applications for the new technology range from medical rehabilitation to virtual reality.
HCI Platform
Wearables
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Finger, Hand, Thumb, Entire Body
Source
https://actu.epfl.ch/news/artificial-skin-could-help-rehabilitation-and-enha/

Date archived
October 2 2019
Last edited
March 22 2021
How to cite this entry
Laure-Anne Pessina, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). (September 27 2019). "Artificial skin could help rehabilitation and enhance virtual reality". Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne News. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/Detail/objects/4049