Inside SynTouch, the Mad Lab Giving Robots the Power to Feel

Inside SynTouch, the Mad Lab Giving Robots the Power to Feel

When you think about it, touch is a bizarre sense.

 
 
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Unlike sound or light, tactile properties can be difficult to quantify.

You can measure decibels or lumens, but touch is a subjective sense with subjective descriptions, like rough or squishy or cold.

Subjective until now, that is.

A company called SynTouch, which spun out of the University of

 
 

 

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