iSkin: Flexible, Stretchable and Visually Customizable On-Body Touch Sensors for Mobile Computing

@article{Weigel2015iSkinFS,
  title={iSkin: Flexible, Stretchable and Visually Customizable On-Body Touch Sensors for Mobile Computing},
  author={Martin Weigel and Tong Lu and Gilles Bailly and Antti Oulasvirta and Carmel Majidi and J{\"u}rgen Steimle},
  journal={Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2015}
}
We propose iSkin, a novel class of skin-worn sensors for touch input on the body. iSkin is a very thin sensor overlay, made of biocompatible materials, and is flexible and stretchable. It can be produced in different shapes and sizes to suit various locations of the body such as the finger, forearm, or ear. Integrating capacitive and resistive touch sensing, the sensor is capable of detecting touch input with two levels of pressure, even when stretched by 30% or when bent with a radius of 0.5cm… 

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