Sensors > Touch

Paper-thin e-skin responds to touch

26 July, 2013 by Sarah Yang

UC Berkeley researchers have created new electronic skin, or e-skin, that responds to touch by instantly lighting up. The more intense the pressure, the brighter the light it emits. In addition to giving robots a finer sense of touch, the engineers believe the new e-skin technology could also be used to create things like wallpapers that double as touch-screen displays and dashboard laminates that allow drivers to adjust electronic controls with the wave of a hand.

Wearable electronics with touch technology

22 March, 2013

Touch technology innovator Peratech is working with the London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London to develop wearable electronics that use the company’s award-winning QTC sensors.

Banner Engineering EZ-Light K50 touch

16 July, 2012

The EZ-Light K50 touch allows users to change light from green to red with the touch of a finger, hand or whole palm - with bare hands or work gloves - for bright, clear indication.

Heart monitor in a wristwatch

04 May, 2012

A heart rate monitor has been released using EPIC sensor technology and is the same size as a wristwatch.

Turck rotary inductive sensor series

18 March, 2011 by

Turck has introduced rotary inductive sensors, a range of inductive analog sensors that provides 360° angular measurement.

Touch sensor deal

25 March, 2009

Omron and Renesas are to jointly develop capacitive touch sensor solutions, a field that is attracting a great deal of interest as a next-generation man-machine interface.

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