Prosthetic Hand Gets Sense of Touch with Electronic ‘Skin’
June 21, 2018
(UPI) – Engineers have developed an electronic “skin” that allows prosthetic hand users to perceive a real sense of touch. The e-dermis, when layered on top of the prosthetic hands, restores the sensation of touch through the fingertips. Engineers at Johns Hopkins University published findings Wednesday in the journal Science Robotics.