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MIT Commissions Peratech Limited to Develop Next Generation Tactile Robotic Skin
02/22/10 — Peratech’s Quantum Tunnelling Composites technology, composed of electro-active polymeric materials made from metallic or non-metallic filler particles combined in an elastomeric binder, is already employed in NASA’s Robonaut and Shadow Robot’s Shadow Dexterous Hand.  A new research project with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is designed to enable a human to tactically interact with a robot much as they would with another human. Peratech Limited, a developer of new materials designed for touch technology solutions, has announced that they have been commissioned by the MIT Media Lab to develop a new type of electronic ‘skin’ that enables robotic devices to…

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