A touch of the future: contact-expressive devices

  title={A touch of the future: contact-expressive devices},
  author={Kevin McGee},
  journal={IEEE MultiMedia},
Contact-expressive devices could improve our lives-from practical improvements that let us interact with devices when other modalities are impossible, inappropriate, or inadequate to devices that have important consequences for physical well-being. We can also imagine using contact expressions in devices that are pleasurable, playful, artistic, or otherwise important to a human's experience. This paper discusses the technical development of sensor-motor systems, tactile interfaces, and… CONTINUE READING