Introduction to Haptics

Introduction to Haptics - The TADOMA Method Introduction to...

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Introduction to Haptics Hong Z. Tan School of Electrical and Computer Engineering School of Mechanical Engineering (courtesy) Department of Psychological Sciences (courtesy) Purdue University CGT581 January 31, 2011 hongtan@purdue.edu The TADOMA Method Photograph by Hansi Durlach (1980) Sensing Manipulation HAPTICS Tactile/Cutaneous (vibration, texture) Kinesthetic/Proprioceptive (position / force) BRAILLE What’s it like to be Deafferented? BBC Prime clip
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Sensory Substitution Systems Pictorial transformation (of images) For visual impairment Direct mapping: retina skin OPTOHAPT Geldard (1966) D Tactile Display of Images White et al . (1970); Bach-y-Rita (1972); White (1973) TVSS OPTACON (1966) Sensory Substitution Systems Pictorial transformation (of images) For visual impairment Direct mapping: retina skin Frequency-to-place transformation (of speech) For hearing impairment Based on the cochlear model of hearing Speech spectral components position
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