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Developing haptic systems to restore and enhance the sense of touch

Thursday, January 19, 2017

"Devices that fit on the fingertips, and provide feedback as you manipulate objects in virtual reality, have many potential uses – such as allowing surgeons to perform surgery remotely by using their fingers to control the movements of a robot surgeon", says Allison Okamura, of Stanford University. She explains the current state of the technology and where it might be going.

Allison Okamura
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Stanford University
This video is a part of:
IdeasLab | Davos 2017