Haptic Perception, Mechanics, and Material Technologies for Virtual Reality

@article{Biswas2021HapticPM,
  title={Haptic Perception, Mechanics, and Material Technologies for Virtual Reality},
  author={Shantonu Biswas and Yon Visell},
  journal={Advanced Functional Materials},
  year={2021},
  volume={31}
}
Emerging virtual and augmented reality technologies can transform human activities in myriad domains, lending tangible, embodied form to digital data, services, and information. Haptic technologies will play a critical role in enabling human to touch and interact with the contents of these virtual environments. The immense variety of skilled manual tasks that humans perform in real environments are only possible through the coordination of touch sensation, perception, and movement that together… 

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