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UNSW Sydney Founders Program: UNSW startup wins $50,000 prize in Bionics Queensland Challenge 2020

UNSW Sydney Founders Program: UNSW startup wins $50,000 prize in Bionics Queensland Challenge 2020

UNSW Sydney start-up Contactile was part of the team that recently took out the top prize of $50,000 in the Bionic Senses category of Bionics Queensland Challenge 2020. Contactile founders
Bionics Queensland Challenge 2020

Bionics Queensland Challenge 2020: Winner announcement

The number of sensory-deprived people globally is expected to increase…continued innovation is vital in hearing, vision, touch, smell and taste and in restoring balance and orientation. THE WINNERS ARE… Watch
Australian Manufacturing

Australian Manufacturing: Bio-inspired sensing technology gives robots a human sense of touch

A bio-inspired tactile sensor technology created by Sydney-based start-up Contactile equips robotic gripping systems with the sensory advantages of human hands, enabling robots to sense friction. Dr Heba Khamis, one
NSW Smart Sensing Network

NSW Smart Sensing Network: Bio-inspired sensing technology gives robots a human sense of touch

Bio-inspired tactile sensor technology created by Sydney-based start-up Contactile, equips robotic gripping systems with sensory advantages of human hands, enabling robots to sense friction. Dr Heba Khamis, one of the
Startup Daily

Startup Daily: UNSW is putting $140,000 behind 7 startups as it prepares to ramp up their growth

The ventures were chosen from among 75 startups that applied for the program and each one receives a $20,000 investment from UNSW. The companies will now take part in the
Science Meets VC

Science Meets VC: Dr Heba Khamis from Contactile – Giving sense of touch to robots

Dr Heba Khamis from Contactile – Giving sense of touch to Robots, we discuss robotics, learn how the hand and fingers work and why it’s so hard for a robot
Sublimely: Aussie Startup Contactile To Make Robots’ Hands More Efficient

Sublimely: Aussie Startup Contactile To Make Robots’ Hands More Efficient

The research on robotic touch done by Heba Khamis and fellow researchers of the University of New South Wales is now spun into the robotic startup called Contactile. The technology
Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald: The Aussie startup trying to give robots a sense of touch

When it comes to picking up objects humans beat robots hands down, though that could soon change. “People can do amazing things with their hands: picking up objects of different
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