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In this technical report, we introduce a novel hand-mounted intelligent device called PalmSight that aims at helping the blind and visually impaired identify, locate, and grasp an object in their surroundings. The present implementation of PalmSight acquires stereo visual information through a binocular camera mounted on user's palm and provides haptic(More)
We report overall design considerations and preliminary results for a new haptic rendering device based on an audio loudspeaker. Our application models tissue properties during microsurgery. For example, the device could respond to the tip of a tool by simulating a particular tissue, displaying a desired compressibility and viscosity, giving way as the(More)
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