Wednesday, September 17, 2008

RI-MAN: a tactile sensor equipped humanoid

RI-MAN is developed at RIKEN to help patients and senior citizens.

In order to safely interact with people, RI-MAN is equipped with soft tactile sensors on its forearms, upper arms and torso.


Many researchers are working on tactile sensors for robotics as shown below (Korean Researchers Develop Skin-Like Tactile Sensor)

KAIST tactile sensor

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