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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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2011, "Design of an MRI Compatible Haptic Interface," IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2011), pp.
However, as the time delay increased, the virtual mass at the haptic interface also increased, which caused the handle to have a heavier feel.
Key words: Haptic Interface, shape, texture, roughness, exploration, control, constrained motion, free motion
We have investigated the use of haptic interface to realize and test the idea of a human driver sharing control of vehicle heading with an automatic controller.
Haptic Interfaces, being developed as commercial devices, include:
Although the word haptics may be new to you, chances are that you're already using haptic interfaces (for example, your keyboard and mouse).
The rendering of forces to create such physical illusions requires three main components: a model of object geometry and material properties; a haptic interface that can track users' motion and impose forces on them; and a rendering algorithm that generates forces in response to user movement and exploration.
With experienced engineering capabilities, an extensive worldwide sales team and established production and supply channels, ALPS can accelerate the adoption of haptic interface products within the automotive market.
Immersion has developed a haptic interface to be used as an integral part of Nissan's new Human Machine Interface (HMI).
Just as a computer mouse provides the ability to point, a haptic interface brings the sense of 3-D Touch to the human/computer interaction.
The scientific term for this muscle sense is proprioception, and O'Malley's Mechatronics and Haptic Interfaces Lab (MAHI) has worked for years to develop technology that would allow amputees to receive proprioceptive feedback from artificial limbs.
With full haptic interfaces, which makes me also think they might start out in strip clubs.