Phone case that looks and reacts like skin


Say goodbye to ordinary phone covers—and hello to this.  

It’s a bit unnerving to look at. It’s a cover that makes your phone ticklish. You can even pinch it, just like human skin.  

Your phone can also display emojis that correspond to how you touch it, like a laughing emoji if you tickle it.  

The artificial skin was created using silicone and sensors to give it that real-life look and feel.  

The technology, called skin-on interfaces, is a project designed by researchers at The University of Bristol in England.  

They partnered with Telecomm Paristech and Sorbonne University in Paris.  

It is only a project at this stage and doesn’t appear to be up for sale.  

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

Trending Stories