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Tactile Sensors and their Use in Industrial, Robotic and Medical Applications

Girão, P.M. ; Postolache, O. ; Dias Pereira, J. M.

Tactile Sensors and their Use in Industrial, Robotic and Medical Applications, Proc IMEKO IMEKO 20th TC3 & 3rd TC16 & 1st TC22 International Conference, Merida, Mexico, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 9, November, 2007.

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Abstract
This article is about a special type of pressure sensors usually labelled tactile sensors. After a short overview on the subject, two application examples, one in the
medical domain developed by the authors for heart rate variability using an electrets based pressure sensor, are presented.