NEDO and JAPERA Develop High-precision, Ultra-sensitive Pressure Sensor System Capable of Recognizing Touch and Movement
- Greatly advances to realize the robot skin with the cutaneous sensation of human being -
October 2, 2017
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
Japan Advanced Printed Electronics Technology Research Association (JAPERA)
NEDO and JAPERA have developed a high-precision, ultra-sensitive pressure sensor, as well as a system to apply it to robot skins. This sensor system recognizes various touches and movements (e.g., patting, swatting, rubbing) and, depending on the movement, reacts as if a robot experiences the touch in the same way as human being. This technology can lead to a drastic change in the way a consumer communicates with a robot. Furthermore, consumers can expect multiple functions for this innovation, which will be available at a low cost, because the sensors can be manufactured entirely by printing technology.
This sensor system is expected to contribute to realizing a robot with the cutaneous sensation of human being.
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