Introduction to Haptics (24 Sep 1999)
This talk will introduce some aspects of the field of haptics. Emerging as a new and practical interface modality, haptic technology is beginning to provide users with a physical means for interacting with virtual and remote task environments. In applications ranging from the desktop to the operating room, haptic technology is moving out of the lab and becoming a commercially viable field. The class presentation will cover terminology, psychophysical issues, hardware past and present, rendering and applications.
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