The Touch Thimble: Providing Fingertip Contact Feedback During Point-Force Haptic Interaction

Abstract

Touching a real object with your fingertip provides simultaneous tactile and force feedback, yet most haptic interfaces for virtual environments can convey only one of these two essential modalities. To address this opportunity, we designed, prototyped, and evaluated the Touch Thimble, a new fingertip device that provides the user with the cutaneous… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/HAPTICS.2008.4479950

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