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Reading Flexible, Tactile Sensors: Interface Methods And Performance Tradeoffs
Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, USA
Grand Ballroom F
12:40 - 13:00
Piezo-resistive sensors, as their name implies, exhibit a characteristic change is electrical resistance when subjected to an external load. In order to interpret this change in resistance, an interface circuit must be used to convert this change into a signal (typically a voltage) that is readable by a microcontroller through an analog to digital converter. This talk will present three different methods for doing this conversion and the pros and cons associated with each one. A real time demonstration of the performance of the various options will be provided.
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.