Sketches & Applications
 
     
Haptics

Thursday, 31 July 2003
8:15 - 10:15 am
Room 29 A-D

Session Chair: Carolina Cruz-Neira, Iowa State University

Trans-World Haptic Collaboration
A haptic collaborative virtual environment that spans global distances. Collaborative manipulation of simulated human body organs and direct guidance of human hands between Australia and Sweden.

Chris Gunn
Matthew Hutchins
Matt Adcock
Rhys Hawkins
Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation
chris.gunn@cmis.csiro.au


Haptic Enhancements for Collaborative Scenarios in Virtual Environments
Many collaborative simulations can benefit greatly from haptic feedback for control and communications. This sketch presents a system of hardware and software elements that provides haptic feedback for multi-user interactive simulations.

Jason Daly
Don Washburn
Todd Lazarus
John Reeder
Glenn A. Martin
University of Central Florida
jdaly@ist.ucf.edu


The Stringed Haptic Workbench
A new approach for adding haptic feedback on a workbench: integration of a stringed haptic device.

Sabine Coquillart
Nicolas Tarrin
i3D-INRIA
sabine.coquillart@inria.fr

Shoichi Hasegawa
Laroussi Bouguila
Makoto Sato
Tokyo Institute of Technology


A Haptic Virtual Reality Training Tool for Paper Conservators
Haptic VR simulations can be used to create an accelerated training tool for paper conservators to help them acquire the manual skills needed to treat fragile works of art.

Angela Geary
Camberwell College of Arts
angie@option5.co.uk


Touchy.Internet: A Cybernetic System for Human-Pet Interaction Through the Internet
An innovative cybernetic system for human-pet physical touch interaction over the internet that delivers the sense of physical and emotional presence between man and animal.

Adrian David Cheok
Farzam Farbiz
Lee Shang Ping
National University of Singapore
adriancheok@nus.edu.sg




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