Gérard Mouret

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This paper is dedicated to the augmentation of standard pointing devices to provide a simple symbolical form of tactile feedback. Several prototypes and applications have been developed to show the feasibility of the approach. The final goal of the study is to evaluate how simple tactile devices can be used by non blind people in conjunction with vision.
This paper presents TactiMote, a remote control with tactile feedback designed for navigating in long lists and catalogues. TactiMote integrates a joystick that allows 2D interaction with the thumb and a Braille cell that provides tactile feedback. This feedback is intended to help the selection task in novice mode and to allow for fast eyes-free navigation(More)
This study shows that zooming and pointing strategies are influenced by visual constraints when using a haptic mobile device. Participants were required to point on invisible targets that were only detectable via a tactile feedback. Movements were either constrained or unconstrained. Results revealed that pointing and zooming strategies depended on the(More)
High performance multiprocessors generally require a very complex underlying hardware. This applies notably to shared memory systems, where the communication grain is fine and hence low latencies are critical. We describe the prototype of a multiprocessor network which is based on low-cost standard technology. We point out the main difficulties encountered(More)
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