The sensing robots

Engineers from the University of Minnesota have developed 3D printed stretchable electronic fabric that could enable robots to feel their environment.

atelier-toucher-robots-decuple.jpgThis innovative bionic skin will not only help robots to interact with each other, but could also be used in minimal invasive surgery procedures: by putting this material on surgical robots, surgeons (the human type!) will be able to feel the procedure, so they wouldn’t have to rely only on cameras anymore.

You can find out more potential applications of this 3D printed bionic skin in this article!

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