Paper-Thin Robotic Skin Lights Up When Touched [Video]

Paper-Thin Robotic Skin Lights Up When Touched [Video]
Innovation

Researchers at UC Berkeley developed an ultra sensitive electronic covering that responds to pressure.

Leah Gonzalez
  • 24 july 2013

Engineers and researchers over at UC Berkeley have developed an electronic skin that responds to pressure by lighting up.

The skin is made of a paper-thin flexible plastic that has a user-interactive sensor network embedded in it. The e-skin lights up when touched and the more intense the pressure, the brighter the light that is emitted.

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