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June 18, 2020

Optical tactile finger

Researchers at Columbia University Engineering developed an optical tactile finger, shown here without skin to illustrate its operation, with a sense of touch.

[Research supported by National Science Foundation grants IIS 1551631 and CMMI 1734557.]

Learn more in the Columbia news story A tactile robot finger with no blind spots. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: May 29, 2020)

Credit: Pedro Piacenza/Columbia Engineering

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