E-skin

07.26.13
Ultra-thin e-skin could lead to advances in medicine, cool wearable computing (video)
07.26.13

Ultra-thin e-skin could lead to advances in medicine, cool wearable computing (video)

Remember the names Martin Kaltenbrunner and Takao Someya -- that way, you'll have someone to blame...

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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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