3-D-printed ‘bionic skin’ could give robots the sense of touch

(University of Minnesota) Engineering researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed a revolutionary process for 3-D printing stretchable electronic sensory devices that could give robots the ability to feel their environment. The discovery is also a major step forward in printing electronics on real human skin. Advertisements

BlindPAD’s tablet makes visual information tactile for the vision-impaired

┬áIt’s truly amazing, the wealth of information we all have at our fingertips – that is, of course, unless your fingertips are how you have to access that information. An innovative new tablet that uses magnetically configurable bumps may prove to be a powerful tool for translating information like maps and other imagery to a…