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Issue No. 01 - January-March (2009 vol. 2)
ISSN: 1939-1412
pp: 52-56
Chih-Hung King , UCLA, Los Angeles
Martin O. Culjat , UCLA, Los Angeles
Miguel L. Franco , UCLA, Los Angeles
James W. Bisley , UCLA, Los Angeles
Gregory P. Carman , UCLA, Los Angeles
Erik P. Dutson , UCLA, Los Angeles
Warren S. Grundfest , UCLA, Los Angeles
A multi-element tactile feedback (MTF) system has been developed to translate the force distribution, in magnitude and position, from 3x2 sensor arrays on surgical robotic end-effectors to the fingers via 3x2 balloon tactile displays. High detection accuracies from perceptual tests (> 96%) suggest that MTF may be an effective means to improve robotic control.
Tactile display, Real time control, Telemanipulation, System design and analysis, Surgical robotics

E. P. Dutson et al., "A Multielement Tactile Feedback System for Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery," in IEEE Transactions on Haptics, vol. 2, no. , pp. 52-56, 2008.
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