Patent number: 9568379
Abstract: An apparatus and method for measuring a tactile information, using a material having variable pressure dependent properties is disclosed. The apparatus for measuring the tactile information may include a plurality of pressure measurement units to measure a magnitude of an external pressure using a material having variable properties, and a tactile information measurement unit to measure a three-dimensional (3D) tactile information based on the external pressure using a location of the plurality of pressure measurement units and a pressure measured by the plurality of pressure measurement units.
Filed: November 8, 2013
Date of Patent: February 14, 2017
Assignees: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation, Yonsei University
Inventors: Soo-Chul Lim, Jong Baeg Kim, Joon Ah Park, Soon Jae Pyo, Min Ook Kim, Jae Ik Lee, Tae Young Chung