NTV Nuuanu Television Biomedical Engineering What is biomedical engineering? Biomedical engineering - application of engineering principles and techniques.

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  • NTVNuuanu Television

  • Biomedical Engineering

  • What is biomedical engineering?Biomedical engineering - application of engineering principles and techniques to the medical ` Close the gap between engineering and medicine.

  • What body part did we choose?SensesSight, hearing, smell, and tasteSpecific parts of the body

  • What body part did we choose?TouchFound all over body

  • DermisThe lower or inner layer of the two main layers of cells that make up the skin.

  • What is the problem?How do you recreate the feeling of touch?

    Most force sensors are bulky.

    Invent thinner and more flexible force-sensing pads

  • E-skinPressure sensitive electronic skin

  • The nerve endings in your skin can tell if hot or cold

  • Touch and Pressure receptors both detect movement or pressure

  • Nuuanu Touch Screen Television Studio

  • Nuuanu Touch Screen Television Studio

  • Equipment that senses football moves

  • "Fingernail Touch Sensors"

  • "Fingernail Touch Sensors"

  • Touch Sensors"

  • Touch Sensors"

  • Touch Sensors"

  • How can we improve life with technology?We can improve life with tech by making things safer with protective wear.

  • Who invented touch sensors?ScientistsDoctorsEngineers

  • Referenceshttp://videos.howstuffworks.com/tlc/29845-understanding-sense-of-touch-video.htmhttp://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2009/07/synaptics/http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/08352/935526-115.stm#ixzz157cWl4OThttp://www.mech.utah.edu/~smascaro/research.htmhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multi-touchhttp://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=845252http://machinedesign.com/article/giving-artificial-hands-a-sense-of-touch-0909http://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:IffDRkOBeqIJ:www.mech.utah.edu/~smascaro/pdf/Mascaro-2001-IEEE-TRA-Nailsensor.pdf+fingernail+touch+sensors&hl=en&gl=us&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEESixydN6Myj7ikou6wkjuwNKT0zdR0oU1FmIaboIMtrtQ7sOL8KpbppEB65SG_b_IhcsSxItUgTw0XfaK6TcgO0kSOEZ0BtdTbO2oE-48QFYsDEIjxzjO0UsiyHkfEkqxdp-iI7-&sig=AHIEtbRtRhFma2pG1dwrPBnUpZ4-RcB4VA

  • Thank you!

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