Continuum Mechanics of Touch


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"Tactile Contact Lens" ("TouchLens")

A "Tactile Contact Lens" is a new device that I invented in collaboration with Prof. Akihito Sano, Prof. Hideo Fujimoto, etc, when I was with Nagoya Institute of Technology.

  • Good Design Award
  • Its unexplained effect

    The "tactile-contact-lens effect" can be explained by using the classical principle of leverage. It is just a displacement magnifier. However, it had been unclear how and why results in Through an analytical analysis using continuum mechanics, we successfully explained this phenomenon.

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