Pressure Profile Systems, Inc. (PPS) designs and develops the world’s most advanced tactile pressure measurement systems. PPS is the leading producer of tactile pressure sensor systems in the fields...
News - 17 Apr 2019
Every year trash companies sift through an estimated 68 million tons of recycling, which is the weight equivalent of more than 30 million cars.
A key step in the process happens on fast-moving...
News - 15 Apr 2015
It may be a while yet before we have cars that drive themselves, but in the near future your car may help you drive. In particular, it could warn you when you’re about to do something...
News - 4 Feb 2021
Modern-day robots are often required to interact with humans intelligently and efficiently, which can be enabled by providing them the ability to perceive touch.
However, previous attempts at...
News - 15 Nov 2017
The sense of touch is frequently taken for granted. Losing that sense of touch can be devastating for someone without a hand or limb. While greatly sophisticated prostheses with complex moving joints...
News - 10 May 2013
In a study recently published in IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, neurobiologists at the University of Chicago show how an organism can sense a tactile stimulus, in...
Article - 28 Jan 2020
Scientists are exploring how nanotubes can be used in robotics to improve on function and capabilities.
News - 16 Jul 2020
For humans, it might be simple to pick up a can of soft drink. However, this could be a complex task for robots since they have to locate the object, determine its shape, identify the accurate amount...
News - 7 Nov 2017
Engineers at Keio University in Japan have created a robotic arm capable of transmitting audio, video and highly-sensitive touch sensations to remote users.
This ground-breaking robotic...
News - 29 Sep 2015
Optical sensors may be uniquely suited for use in robotic hands, according to Carnegie Mellon University researchers who have developed a three-fingered soft robotic hand with multiple embedded fiber...