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Communicating with feeling

By I. Oakley, S.A. Brewster and P.D.G. Gray

Abstract

Communication between users in shared editors takes place in a deprived environment - distributed users find it difficult to communicate. While many solutions to the problems this causes have been suggested this paper presents a novel one. It describes one possible use of haptics as a channel for communication between users. User's telepointers are considered as haptic avatars and interactions such as haptically pushing and pulling each other are afforded. The use of homing forces to locate other users is also discussed, as is a proximity sensation based on viscosity. Evaluation of this system is currently underway

Topics: QA75
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Year: 2001
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.gla.ac.uk:3213
Provided by: Enlighten

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