Haptics

Recognizing User State from Haptic Data

Haptics involves the modality of touch and the sensation of shape and texture an observer feels when virtually 'touching' an object.



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Minimally Invasive Cyber Touch System

The goal of this project is to create a new cyber touch system which will be light, responsive, and inexpensive to produce. There are several haptic glove systems being developed using cables, pneumatic cylinders, etc.

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Haptic Sculpting and Painting

A haptic display device is a force output device as well as a point input device in 3-D space. It renders the virtual object tangible and provides an intuitive interface with a virtual environment.

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Distributed Haptic Environments

In many applications of haptics it will be necessary for users to interact with each other as well as with other objects. We have developed architecture, for haptic collaboration among distributed users.

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