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Continuous Linear Sensations from a Sequential Discrete Lateral Skin-Slip Haptic Device
Cara M. Nunez, Sophia R. Williams, Allison M. Okamura, and Heather Culbertson
(Stanford University, USA)
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Abstract: A continuous stroking sensation on the skin can convey messages or emotion cues to individuals. We seek to induce this sensation using a combination of illusory motion and lateral stroking in a single device. We present a device that provides discrete lateral skin-slip on the forearm by actuating five separate tactors, which independently provide lateral skin-slip in a timed sequence to induce a stroking sensation. We validated the device design and optimized the actuation parameters for pleasantness and continuity through a user study with 16 participants.

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Time stamp: 2019-03-26T20:27:49+01:00