D6.2 - Tactile CMOS-Based Sensors Array for Applications in Robotics and Prosthetics

J. Häfner, W. Mokwa & M. Görtz
In order to allow for a dexterous handling of objects, the skin of a human hand is covered with mechanoreceptors, which exhibit a great dynamic range. Not only can they detect the light touch of a feather but also the weight of carrying a heavy object. At the fingertips the spatial resolution, at which touch can be sensed, lies in the millimeter range. Additionally, sensing of other physical properties like temperature is possible. Mimicking these...