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2012 International Conference on Cyberworlds (2012)
Darmstadt, Germany Germany
Sept. 25, 2012 to Sept. 27, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-4673-2736-7
pp: 37-44
The simulation of tactile sensation using haptic devices is increasingly investigated in conjunction with simulation and training. This work explores the most popular haptic frameworks and APIs. We provide a comprehensive review and comparison of their features and capabilities, from the perspective of a software developer. In order to compare the studied frameworks and APIs, we identified and applied a set of eleven criteria and we obtained a classification of platforms, from the perspective of these criteria. According to this classification, we decide on the best platform to develop a visuo-haptic prototype for liver diagnostics.
Haptic interfaces, Licenses, Software, Computational modeling, Navigation, Visualization, house of quality, virtual and augmented reality, haptic API, haptics

D. M. Popovici, F. G. Hamza-Lup, A. Seitan and C. M. Bogdan, "Comparative Study of APIs and Frameworks for Haptic Application Development," 2012 International Conference on Cyberworlds(CW), Darmstadt, Germany Germany, 2012, pp. 37-44.
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