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haptic interface

[‚hap·tik ′in·tər‚fās]
(computer science)
A device that allows a user to interact with a computer by receiving tactile feedback; for example, glove or pen devices that allow users to touch and manipulate three-dimensional virtual objects.

haptic interface

(interface, hardware)
A touch interface to a computer that provides feedback, such as a data glove.

haptic interface

Communication with a computer or electronic device via sensory feedback. Examples are touchscreens and trackpads that deliver a slight buzz or vibration when tapped or pressed, simulating the depression of a physical button or keyboard key. Smartwatches, fitness bands and finger rings that vibrate or tap the wrist for notifications are also haptic devices, the most notable of which is the Apple Watch. The word haptic refers to the sense of touch. See touchscreen, haptic hologram and Apple Watch.
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Uncompensated, these natural dynamics are superposed at the haptic interface, degrading the accuracy of the simulated environment.
One of the evident impact of a haptic interface is capability to yield perceivable attributes of shape and texture of a virtual object (Burdea, 1996), (Srinivasan, 1996).
The 1st step of this procedure was the analysis of the Haptics Application Domain which brought us to the conclusion that Haptic Interfaces seem appropriate for educational applications like: a) Giving users the feel of phenomena at nano, macro or astronomical scales, b) "what if" scenarios for non-terrestrial physics c) Manipulating mechanical components of an assembly in an immersive environment d) Cooperation between students and teachers.
This volume presents 123 research papers originally given as oral or poster presentations at the March 2007 Second Joint EuroHaptics Conference and Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems.
The human-machine interface could expand to include robots and other mechanical devices that could extend human capabilities to remote locations through physical, virtual, and haptic interfaces.
Since that first successful collaborative effort, Immersion and ALPS have continued to pioneer the development and deployment of automotive haptic interfaces.
The full papers address the science of haptic perception, the technology of haptic interfaces, and applications of haptic interfaces and teleoperation systems.
With full haptic interfaces, which makes me also think they might start out in strip clubs.
The scientific objective of IRCICA is to promote interdisciplinary teams on a range of innovative subjects including high level communication systems, new human-machine interfaces based on augmented and virtual reality and new haptic interfaces, autonomous sensors networks for the Internet of Things (IoT), and new materials for electronic and photonic devices.
Renesas Electronics America Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of microprocessor developer Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), and Immersion Corporation, a specialist in haptic interfaces, yesterday announced that they have collaborated to develop a system level solution which can be used by developers of consumer electronic devices to cost effectively implement haptic interfaces on their devices.
It contains 16 chapters discussing fundamental issues including, for humans, perceptual-motor interaction, human information processing, mental models, emotion, cognitive architecture, task loading and stress, motivation and persuasion, and human error identification and, for computers, input technologies and techniques, sensor- and recognition-base input, visual displays, haptic interfaces, nonspeech auditory output, network-based interaction, wearable computers, and design of computer workstations.
Repetitive motion has proven effective at retraining motor nerve pathways damaged by a stroke, but patients must be motivated to do the work, said principal investigator Marcia O'Malley, an associate professor at Rice and director of Rice's Mechatronics and Haptic Interfaces Lab.