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HAPTIC Technology will make you sensing a hug from your friend through a video call

Sensing a hug from your friend through a video call with him/her may become a reality soon. A joint-research team consisted of scientists and engineers from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and Northwestern University in the United States has developed a skin-integrated virtual reality (VR) system, which can be controlled and powered wirelessly. The Read more about HAPTIC Technology will make you sensing a hug from your friend through a video call[…]

Haptic feedback through artificial skin to develop a fully wearable prototype

Just like our senses of hearing and vision, our sense of touch plays an important role in how we perceive and interact with the world around us. And technology capable of replicating our sense of touch – also known as haptic feedback – can greatly enhance human-computer and human-robot interfaces for applications such as medical Read more about Haptic feedback through artificial skin to develop a fully wearable prototype[…]

New formula to recreate different sensations of softness for haptic interfaces

What factors affect how human touch perceives softness, like the feel of pressing your fingertip against a marshmallow, a piece of clay or a rubber ball? By exploring this question in detail, a team of engineers and psychologists at the University of California San Diego discovered clever tricks to design materials that replicate different levels Read more about New formula to recreate different sensations of softness for haptic interfaces[…]

Remote Controlled Haptic Vest for Dogs

Dogs can be trained to respond to haptic vibration commands while wearing a modified canine vest developed by an interdisciplinary research team at BGU. The paper, “Vibrotactile Vest for Remote Human-Dog Communication,” will be presented at the World Haptics Conference on July 12 in Tokyo, Japan. Haptics technology simulates the senses of touch and motion, which is Read more about Remote Controlled Haptic Vest for Dogs[…]

5th Ibero-American Congress of Entrepreneurship, Energy, Environment and Technology (CIEEMAT)

The 5th Ibero-American Congress of Entrepreneurship, Energy, Environment and Technology (CIEEMAT) will be held from 11th to 13th September 2019 at the Polytechnic School of Portalegre (Portugal). This conference is organised by researchers from the Federal Centre of Technological Education Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (Portugal), Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre (Portugal) and Read more about 5th Ibero-American Congress of Entrepreneurship, Energy, Environment and Technology (CIEEMAT)[…]

Extremely realistic haptic feedback is tricking your brain

Scientists from ETH Zurich and EPFL have developed an ultra-light glove – weighing less than 8 grams – that enables users to feel and manipulate virtual objects. Their system provides extremely realistic haptic feedback and could run on a battery, allowing for unparalleled freedom of movement. Engineers and software developers around the world are seeking Read more about Extremely realistic haptic feedback is tricking your brain[…]

NEW immersive multisensory effects allows to be physically “touched” by a movie

A team of researchers at UC San Diego and San Diego State University has developed a pair of “4-D goggles” that allows wearers to be physically “touched” by a movie when they see a looming object on the screen, such as an approaching spacecraft. The device was developed based on a study conducted by the Read more about NEW immersive multisensory effects allows to be physically “touched” by a movie[…]

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World’s first 3D touchscreen using haptic technology

The world’s first touchscreen, featuring a 3D surface, combines a unique visual appearance with a brand-new operating concept by Continental. The innovative 3D touch surface display can be operated instinctively, enhancing the user experience and increasing safety. The technology company was awarded the CES 2018 Best of Innovation Award in the “In-Vehicle Audio/Video” category, the Read more about World’s first 3D touchscreen using haptic technology[…]

Giving drone users the sensation of flying with haptic feedback

A new joystick developed by startup MotionPilot lets users fly drones with just one hand in a fun, intuitive way. One version of this device includes a haptic feedback mechanism that gives users a sense of the drone’s position as it moves through the air. Drone aficionados were recently impressed by a prototype, and the Read more about Giving drone users the sensation of flying with haptic feedback[…]

A new effort combining advanced augmented reality (AR), haptic feedback and real-time 3D visualization technologies

In a collaboration designed to connect people more naturally with digital experiences, technology pioneers Meta Company, Ultrahaptics and ZeroLight today announced a new effort combining advanced augmented reality (AR), haptic feedback and real-time 3D visualization technologies. The three companies have created a holistic technological encounter, combining three of the five senses to redefine human interaction Read more about A new effort combining advanced augmented reality (AR), haptic feedback and real-time 3D visualization technologies[…]

Haptic technology will help signify completed transactions in digital and physical retail environments when you pay with Visa

Visa (NYSE: V) announced a suite of sensory branding that will support the Visa brand in an expanded universe of connected, payment-enabled devices. These new sound, animation and haptic (vibration) cues will help signify completed transactions in digital and physical retail environments when you pay with Visa. The sound of Visa will debut in Visa’s global advertising campaign ahead of Read more about Haptic technology will help signify completed transactions in digital and physical retail environments when you pay with Visa[…]

Optimal precision in human-robot interactions via haptic guidance

Popular entertainment often portrays robots as the perfect best friend, from Bender in the cartoon Futurama to the mighty Transformers. These close friendships don’t exist off-screen yet, but humans and robots are getting to know each other better in real life. Dr. Ali Safavi and Prof. Mehrdad Zadeh at Kettering University have proposed a model Read more about Optimal precision in human-robot interactions via haptic guidance[…]