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Virtual Reality Output Devices (non-visual)

Edwin Gibbons

1) 3-D Audio

From a sound you know that ... seeing with your ears

How do we localize sound? - 8 cues

Aside - sound recording

Sound Rendering -> sound tracing

Sound Tracing

Spatial sound - problems

Applications and summary




2) Tactile and Force Feedback devices

What and Why?

Motion Platforms

"Virtual Reality" mouse (- NOT really VR!)

VR Mouse

Gloves - several feedbacks

mr2_opened rm2_closed Rutgers_Master_ii_glove

ExoSkeletons

jon_small

GROPE, PER handcontroller

MagLev Haptic

levitation_hand_op Levitation_use

Phantom

phantom

Butlers

SandPaper system

Teletach Command

TeleTach



3) Olfactory Feedback

What is it?

Early interest

Difficulties

Commercial product (are they real?)

AromaJet pinoke AromaJet_pinoke3

Finis - Question time?


Lecture notes and references (at the end)


Created on ... September 12, 2002

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