E-dermis gives sense of touch to fingertips of prosthetic hands

Engineers at Johns Hopkins University have created e-dermis, a form of electronic skin that brings a sense of touch to the fingertips of prosthetic hands. Made of fabric and rubber laced with sensors to mimic nerve endings, e-dermis is claimed to recreate a sense of touch – and pain – by sensing stimuli and relaying … Continue reading E-dermis gives sense of touch to fingertips of prosthetic hands