E-skin

07.21.13
Plastic skin lights up on contact, may lead to touchscreens everywhere (video)
07.21.13

Plastic skin lights up on contact, may lead to touchscreens everywhere (video)

Flexible circuitry is frequently a one-way affair -- we've seen bendy displays and touch layers, b...

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07.09.13
Researchers say new development could give artificial skin a wider range of senses
07.09.13

Researchers say new development could give artificial skin a wider range of senses

We've seen a number of efforts to build a better artificial skin, or "e-skin," over the years, and...

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09.13.10
UC Berkeley researchers craft ultra-sensitive artificial skin, robots dream of holding eggs
09.13.10

UC Berkeley researchers craft ultra-sensitive artificial skin, robots dream of holding eggs

Researchers and engineers have been toiling on synthetic skins for years now, but most of 'em have r...

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12.10.09
Philips develops color e-paper, wants to skin your gadgets with it
12.10.09

Philips develops color e-paper, wants to skin your gadgets with it

Our first reaction to this was to think just how wildly unnecessary "e-skins" are, but then we saw...

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08.12.08
Japanese researchers craft "e-skin" to let robots feel
08.12.08

Japanese researchers craft "e-skin" to let robots feel

The folks at the University of Tokyo have been trying to create more touchy, feely robots for what s...

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