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Slideshow: Robots Get More Thin-Skinned

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mrdon   9/23/2013 6:48:52 PM
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Ann,

Your quite welcome. This forum is a great way to stay abreast of the latest technology impacting the Design Engineering community. The interaction between the reader and the editor is priceless. Keep up the good work!!!

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Ann R. Thryft   9/23/2013 11:36:20 AM
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Thanks for the kind words, mrdon. I enjoy reading all your comments and the interaction with many readers/commenters often gives me new ideas and information.

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mrdon   9/21/2013 2:04:50 PM
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Ann,

The articles you and the other Staff Writers write are top notch and very relevant to the world of Design Engineering. You and the other  Design News Staff  Writers should be commended on the quailty of news you bring to the community. Keep up the good work!!!  Thanks for the kind comment as well.

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Ann R. Thryft   9/3/2013 11:59:23 AM
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Cabe, that sounds like an interesting combination. Maybe you should try writing to Georgia Tech and making that suggestion?

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Ann R. Thryft   9/3/2013 11:58:49 AM
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You're welcome mrdon. Thanks for your always insightful comments.

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mrdon   9/1/2013 6:18:28 PM
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Ann,

Thanks for the comment as well as the explanation to saji's remark.

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Ann R. Thryft   8/29/2013 11:13:34 AM
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mrdon, HMI is an interesting application idea. BTW, I think a.saji meant that new technologies that can be applied to robotics are happening very quickly right now.

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Ann R. Thryft   8/27/2013 4:31:37 PM
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Greg, that's interesting that several people, including you, mentioned medical applications. I was thinking more along the line of industrial uses but medical makes a lot of sense.

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Cabe Atwell   8/27/2013 2:36:15 PM
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I wonder if this could be coupled with Georgia Institute of Technology's sensor device that converts mechanical pressure into light for ultra-sensitivity akin to human skin. https://www.gatech.edu/newsroom/release.html?nid=228141

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Ann R. Thryft   8/27/2013 12:46:33 PM
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vimalkumarp, good point about companion robots as an application for this tech.

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