Smart Skin is the gift that keeps on giving to Kumaran Thillainadarajah.
A few years ago, the Fredericton resident developed a thin pressure-sensitive material that could relay information when someone pressed any specific place on the surface. He began to explore practical applications for the technology, such as applying it to artificial limbs so amputees could feel pressure on their prosthetics. However, the development process was long and expensive.
Finally he hit on the right application and in November, 2009, Smart Skin Technologies was born. The company’s main objective is to