By Topic

Tactile sensors and the gripping challenge: Increasing the performance of sensors over a wide range of force is a first step toward robotry that can hold and manipulate objects as humans do

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Dario, P. ; Pisa Univ., Italy ; De Rossi, D.

The three major types of tactile sensors currently available, namely optical sensors, conductive elastomer sensors, and silicon strain gauges, are discussed. Attention is also given to the new tactile sensing possibilities that are opening up as more data on the human skin become available. The principles of ultrasonic sensing are discussed.

Published in:

Spectrum, IEEE  (Volume:22 ,  Issue: 8 )