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Tactile Sensors Chart a New Course for Pressure Mapping

Posted by Pressure Profile Systems on May 1, 2019 10:23:56 AM

Widely used in the field of biomechanics, pressure mapping has historically provided a visual representation of pressure distribution for the optimization of such products as wheelchair cushions and orthotics. Capacitive tactile sensors are opening the door for the development of a multitude of innovative new medical devices, however, by taking pressure mapping technology to the next level and quantifying the sense of touch.

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Topics: pressure sensor, pressure mapping