Recent developments and applications of haptic devices

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Over recent years a variety of haptic feedback devices have been developed and are being used in a number of important applications. They range from joysticks used in the entertainment industry to specialised devices used in medical applications. This paper will describe the recent developments of these devices and show how they have been applied. It also examines how haptic feedback has been combined with visual display devices, such as virtual reality walls and workbenches, in order to improve the immersive experience.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)117-132
Number of pages16
JournalComputer Graphics Forum
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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