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Continuous Lateral Motion Created using Sequential Normal Indentation for Displaying Social Haptic Cues
Heather Culbertson, Cara M. Nunez, and Allison M. Okamura
(Stanford University, USA)
Demo 28
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Abstract: In this demo, users will wear a sleeve of voice coils on their arm to mimic gestures used in social touch through the illusion of lateral motion. The voice coils are controlled to sequentially press into the user’s arm to create the sensation of linear travel up the arm. The duration of each actuator’s indentation and the amount of delay between the onset of indentation between adjacent actuators affects the perceived continuity and pleasantness of the interaction. Tests with this device have shown that slow indentations (1-3 Hz) with short delays between actuators creates the most continuous illusory motion.

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Time stamp: 2019-05-26T04:33:08+02:00