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World Haptics Conference (2009)
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Mar. 18, 2009 to Mar. 20, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-4244-3858-7
pp: 196-201
Hiroo Iwata , University of Tsukuba, Japan
Hiroaki Yano , University of Tsukuba, Japan
Yuichi Miyamoto , University of Tsukuba, Japan
ABSTRACT
This paper describes development of a haptic interface using a laser range finder. The system consists of a laser range finder, a 1 degree-of-freedom haptic apparatus and a computer. The haptic apparatus can generate a reaction force based on a distance to a remote object that is measured by the laser range finder. A user can feel the shape of a remote object by holding this interface and pointing the object. Three haptic rendering algorithms were developed. Through some experiments, the effectiveness of this system was confirmed.
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Hiroo Iwata, Hiroaki Yano, Yuichi Miyamoto, "Haptic interface for perceiving remote object using a laser range finder", World Haptics Conference, vol. 00, no. , pp. 196-201, 2009, doi:10.1109/WHC.2009.4810889
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