Advancing Medical Device Applications with Capacitive Tactile Sensors

Capacitive tactile sensing technology holds significant potential in the area of medical device design. Integrating capacitive tactile sensors, either in the final product or during the development process, makes it possible for medical devices to take advantage of the sense of touch in innovative ways. The following white paper will cover the basics of tactile sensing–including benefits and drawbacks–in addition to illuminating both real-world and potential applications of the technology in the medical device field.