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World Haptics 2009 - Third Joint EuroHaptics conference and Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems
Vibrotactile perception assessment for a rowing training system
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
March 18-March 20
ISBN: 978-1-4244-3858-7
Emanuele Ruffaldi, Scuola Superiore S.Anna, Italy
Alessandro Filippeschi, Scuola Superiore S.Anna, Italy
Antonio Frisoli, Scuola Superiore S.Anna, Italy
Oscar Sandoval, Scuola Superiore S.Anna, Italy
Carlo Alberto Avizzano, Scuola Superiore S.Anna, Italy
Massimo Bergamasco, Scuola Superiore S.Anna, Italy
This paper presents a vibrotactile methodology for a rowing training system. Since hands' trajectories are fundamental in the rowing gesture, it is completely necessary to search and develop new technologies and techniques that can interact and help the user to perform a better movement. These methodologies must be as natural as possible in order to guarantee the transparency in the feedback of the system. Therefore this paper presents an analysis of visual, visual-tactile and tactile training strategies to understand the importance in the order and the period of time when each one is applied. Data analysis shows the importance of combining visual and tactile feedbacks to obtain the best results in the improvements of the user skills.
Citation:
Emanuele Ruffaldi, Alessandro Filippeschi, Antonio Frisoli, Oscar Sandoval, Carlo Alberto Avizzano, Massimo Bergamasco, "Vibrotactile perception assessment for a rowing training system," whc, pp.350-355, World Haptics 2009 - Third Joint EuroHaptics conference and Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, 2009
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