“Smart synthetic skins have the potential to allow robots to touch and sense what’s around them, but keeping them powered up and highly sensitive at low cost has been a challenge. Now scientists report a self-powered, transparent smart skin that is simpler and less costly than many other versions that have been developed.” – American Chemical Society
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Touch is one of the humans senses that a robots will have too.
With the help of touch we can figure what we touch, even without seeing the object.
Until now was costly to have it.
A robot will be able to know what he touch, without seeing the object, in the not so far future.