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Shaking Hands with the Future: Synthetic Touch in Bionics


Jeremy Fishel (Co-Founder and CTO, SynTouch Inc)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Date: Tuesday, February 6

Time: 1:15pm - 2:00pm

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid) - Get your pass now!

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Vault Recording: TBD

Come listen to Jeremy Fishel of SynTouch, - the world-leader in Machine Touch®, the robotic equivalent for the most human of our five senses - discuss their proprietary characterization system, the SynTouch Standard®. The SynTouch Standard® quantifies the tactile qualities of materials and consumer products with more accuracy than human experts, and has been used for product design and quality control by leading manufacturers around the world.

SynTouch sensors enable machines to achieve humanlike tactile awareness, perception and dexterity. Their BioTac® and BioTac SP sensors are the most biomimetic tactile devices in the world, and have been integrated onto nearly all robotics research platforms. Their NumaTac® sensors have been used to improve prosthetic hands and personal assistive robotic arms.