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05 August 2011

Device to improve sense of touch

Researchers have developed a glove with a special fingertip designed to improve the wearer's sense of touch.

A little vibration can be a good thing for people who need a sensitive touch.

The Georgia Tech prototype is believed to be the first wearable stochastic resonance device, attaching to the fingertip to improve the sense of touch.

 
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