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A Touch of the Future: Contact-Expressive Devices
January/March 2004 (vol. 11 no. 1)
pp. 8-11
Kevin McGee, Link?ping University, Sweden

In terms of a contact-expressive device, two issues arise:

What are the technical requirements for such devices?
What do we need to know about the nature of contact expressions?

The author takes a brief look at these issues in terms of their current status and the work that still needs to occur. A focus on the technical development of sensor-motor systems, tactile interfaces, and technologies that can embody and understand affect.

Citation:
Kevin McGee, "A Touch of the Future: Contact-Expressive Devices," IEEE Multimedia, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 8-11, Jan.-March 2004, doi:10.1109/MMUL.2004.1261100
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