Epidermal Virtual Reality
Virtual reality (VR) allows users to see and hear universes created digitally. The next natural step for this technology would be to "feel" these worlds on the skin itself, increasing immersion.
Researchers at Northwestern University in the United States and City University of Hong Kong embraced this challenge and created what they called the Epidermal VR system. It is an elastic prototype of approximately 15x15 cm that adheres to human skin and has 32 electronic devices capable of vibra...