PPS Insights

4 Material Options for Capacitive Tactile Sensors

Posted by Pressure Profile Systems on Feb 17, 2020 9:37:31 PM

Just as the blind have long learned to paint an image in their minds by tracing their hands over a person or object, so, too, can tactile sensors yield images through contact mechanics. To effectively create innovative products that exploit capacitive tactile sensor technology, however

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3 Key Technical Tradeoffs In Capacitive Tactile Sensor Design

Posted by Pressure Profile Systems on Dec 2, 2019 9:40:00 PM

Often intimidated by the relatively new technology, many engineers tend to err on the side of caution and overspec capacitive tactile sensor solutions. They want it all: the best resolution, the most sensors, the fastest speeds, and the best performance. Unfortunately, that wish list simply isn’t feasible.

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3 Disadvantages of Capacitive Tactile Sensors

Posted by Pressure Profile Systems on May 1, 2019 10:25:36 AM

Capacitive tactile sensors are putting pioneering products on the map that run the gamut from enabling early detection of cancer to enhancing headset comfort. Yet despite capacitive tactile sensing’s contribution to the development of cutting-edge products, it is—like any technology—not without its drawbacks. Below we touch upon three distinct drawbacks of capacitive sensors

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