Reading Flexible, Tactile Sensors: Interface Methods And Performance Tradeoffs (Sensors Europe 2020)

Mr Rob Podoloff, CTO
Tekscan, Inc.
United States
 

Presentation Summary

Rob Podoloff, CTO for Tekscan, Inc., shares solutions to several technical considerations engineers must address when integrating force-sensitive resistor (FSR) technology into a design, including circuit selection. The presentation will also introduce to a new line of FlexiForce™ OEM Development Products created to help streamline the integration process.

Speaker Biography (Rob Podoloff)

Rob Podoloff has spent the last 30 years developing new products and technologies in areas ranging from healthcare to interactive gaming to consumer electronics. Rob is a listed inventor on over 20 US Patents and is currently the CTO of Tekscan, Inc., the tactile sensor company he co-founded after completing his Master's degree at MIT. Rob also spends some of his time back at MIT where he serves as a Lab Instructor for senior capstone product design class 2.009 and freshman toy design class 2.00B.

Company Profile (Tekscan, Inc.)

Tekscan's patented tactile force measurement and pressure mapping solutions provide you with actionable information to optimize your product designs or improve clinical and research outcomes. Our sensors and systems are used in a wide range of applications either as a stand-alone solution or as an embedded technology.
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