HapTable: An Interactive Tabletop Providing Online Haptic Feedback for Touch Gestures

  title={HapTable: An Interactive Tabletop Providing Online Haptic Feedback for Touch Gestures},
  author={Senem Ezgi Emgin and Amirreza Aghakhani and T. Metin Sezgin and Cagatay Basdogan},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics},
We present HapTable; a multi–modal interactive tabletop that allows users to interact with digital images and objects through natural touch gestures, and receive visual and haptic feedback accordingly. In our system, hand pose is registered by an infrared camera and hand gestures are classified using a Support Vector Machine (SVM) classifier. To display a rich set of haptic effects for both static and dynamic gestures, we integrated electromechanical and electrostatic actuation techniques… 
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