In a first for wearable optics, researchers develop stretchy fiber to capture body motion -- COMPAMED Trade Fair

In a first for wearable optics, researchers develop stretchy fiber to capture body motion

10/27/2017

Image: A silicone strain sensor glued to a rubber glove; Copyright: Changxi Yang, Tsinghua University

A silicone strain sensor glued to a rubber glove bends easily with the wearer's finger. The amount of light transmitted by the fiber changes with the bending.