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[…]

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[…]

First haptic gloves to deliver realistic touch in virtual reality

HaptX Inc., formerly AxonVR Corporation, announced today its first product, HaptX Gloves, the world’s only haptic wearable to bring realistic touch and force feedback to virtual reality. “HaptX Gloves are the result of years of research and development in haptic technology,” said Jake Rubin, Founder and CEO, HaptX Inc. “What really sets HaptX Gloves apart Read more about First haptic gloves to deliver realistic touch in virtual reality[…]

Development of a new haptic device to aid walking rehabilitation

SMALL sensory devices could help to improve walking recovery during stroke rehabilitation in a bid to reduce social isolation. Health researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University are leading the development of a new haptic device – technology that communicates via vibrations – to aid walking therapy for stroke survivors. They are working with the Open University Read more about Development of a new haptic device to aid walking rehabilitation[…]