Creepy human-like skin makes your phone ticklish and pinchable19 October 2019
Marc Teyssier at Telecom Paris in France and his colleagues from the University of Bristol and Sorbonne Université have devised an artificial skin for interactive devices that responds to touch. The skin is able to detect a variety of gestures, including sliding, stretching and rotation.
Involved researchers : Marc Teyssier, Eric Lecolinet (Télécom Paris), Gilles Bailly, Catherine Pelachaud (Sorbonne Université, CNRS, ISIR), Andrew Conn, Anne Roudaut (University of Bristol)
Read more >> https://www.newscientist.com/article/2220453-creepy-human-like-skin-makes-your-phone-ticklish-and-pinchable/
Smartphones are soulless commercial product, but that fact didn’t deter Marc Teyssier at Telecom Paris in France and his colleagues from developing these seriously disturbing phone cases that mimic the squishy haptics of human skin.
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