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Collaboration in Multi-modal Virtual Worlds: Comparing Touch, Text, Voice and Video [chapter]

Eva-Lotta Salinäs
2002 Computer Supported Cooperative Work  
Evaluation of collaboration through different communication modes is not as common in the area of CVE's as in the area of telecommunications and computer-mediated communication (CMC).  ...  The reason for this is that the mode of communication as well as task contexts, spatial affordances, information presentation and manipulation of common objects can be varied in order to understand effects  ...  Kirsten Rassmus-Gröhn and Calle Sjöström are also gratefully acknowledged for their contributions to the haptic force feedback study.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-0277-9_10 fatcat:s6wjzeokqnb3fdcoatbtdnun6a

Supporting presence in collaborative environments by haptic force feedback

Eva-Lotta Sallnäs, Kirsten Rassmus-Gröhn, Calle Sjöström
2000 ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction  
Results show that haptic force feedback significantly improves task performance, perceived task performance, and perceived virtual presence in the collaborative distributed environment.  ...  The program enables for two individuals placed in different locations to simultaneously feel and manipulate dynamic objects in a shared desktop virtual environment.  ...  The cubes can be manipulated by either of the two users, or in collaboration.  ... 
doi:10.1145/365058.365086 fatcat:qcviq4qyavhnrkl7crtymxsm5y

Effects of network delay on a collaborative motor task with telehaptic and televisual feedback

Robert S. Allison, James E. Zacher, David Wang, Joseph Shu
2004 Proceedings of the 2004 ACM SIGGRAPH international conference on Virtual Reality continuum and its applications in industry - VRCAI '04  
In this study we consider the effects of varying amounts of simulated constant delay on the performance of a simple collaborative haptic task.  ...  The task was performed with haptic feedback alone or with visual feedback alone.  ...  Addition of haptic feedback on a collaborative visuomotor task that required precise interuser coordination -Ellis's ring tracing task [Ellis et al. 1997 ]improved performance and the sense of togetherness  ... 
doi:10.1145/1044588.1044670 dblp:conf/vrcai/AllisonZWS04 fatcat:sd7rr4utlnf4jfcpkctgrqnmbe

Effects of Communication Mode on Social Presence, Virtual Presence, and Performance in Collaborative Virtual Environments

Eva-Lotta Sallnäs
2005 Presence - Teleoperators and Virtual Environments  
The particular concern in this thesis is how humans are affected by different multimodal interfaces when they are collaborating with another person in a shared virtual environment.  ...  Without his enthusiasm over my more elaborate ideas, in particular the haptic laboratory might not have been realized.  ...  It has been both the most exhilarating and agonizing period in my life. I would like to thank a whole bunch of kind and generous people who made this thesis possible.  ... 
doi:10.1162/105474605774785253 fatcat:c5ir23wlbvdrhgr2zc4xapolea

The Role of Haptics in Immersive Telecommunication Environments

M. Reiner
2004 IEEE transactions on circuits and systems for video technology (Print)  
This paper explores the role of haptics in immersive telecommunication applications and analyzes the contribution of haptics to the sense of presence in a variety of applications.  ...  Haptics in the natural world supports efficient bodily action and, in a tacit way, supports development of higher reasoning skills. This requires resonance and embodied presence.  ...  Touch and manipulation in virtual worlds require engineering techniques such as collision display and detection, appropriate force feedback, hand and arm tracking, and haptic rendering. A.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tcsvt.2004.823399 fatcat:ntr6d6oxnrbzxggca5ixbjsjda

Development of MirrorShape: High Fidelity Large-Scale Shape Rendering Framework for Virtual Reality [article]

Aleksey Fedoseev, Nikita Chernyadev, Dzmitry Tsetserukou
2019 arXiv   pre-print
This paper suggests a new concept of distributed haptic display for realistic interaction with virtual object of complex shape by a collaborative robot with shape display end-effector.  ...  Today there is a high variety of haptic devices capable of providing tactile feedback.  ...  Their article presents a novel idea of using manipulator to achieve haptic feedback with an efficient algorithm for rendering large objects of simple shapes.  ... 
arXiv:1911.07408v1 fatcat:5abrxal5xba3dgs4zj4jbgkqle

An Application-Based Review of Haptics Technology

Gowri Shankar Giri, Yaser Maddahi, Kourosh Zareinia
2021 Robotics  
to manipulate objects in a virtual environment while receiving tactile feedback.  ...  Sensors and feedback control apparatus are of paramount importance in designing and manufacturing a haptic device.  ...  The arrangement of movement, that may affect the amount of grabity, enables precision grasping and strong grasping force feedback by means of a brake.  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics10010029 fatcat:zgxogdch7rbgnka2ejt7wsuwfi

Haptic display for virtual reality: progress and challenges

WANG Dangxiao, GUO Yuan, LIU Shiyi, ZHANG Yuru, XU Weiliang, XIAO Jing
2019 Virtual Reality & Intelligent Hardware  
Existing VR systems possess fairly realistic visual and auditory feedbacks, and however, are poor with haptic feedback, by means of which human can perceive the physical world via abundant haptic properties  ...  The driving forces, key technologies and typical applications in each stage are critically reviewed.  ...  force feedback experience of manipulating the virtual objects.  ... 
doi:10.3724/sp.j.2096-5796.2019.0008 dblp:journals/vrih/WangGLZXX19 fatcat:wwg7v6iytfgt7n32zwfqp5n7oy

A survey of telerobotic surface finishing

Thomas Höglund, Jarmo Alander, Timo Mantere
2018 Open Engineering  
Visual cues can also be used to aid a human operator in manipulating a robot precisely and avoiding collisions.  ...  The survey especially focuses on how visuo-haptic feedback can be used to improve a grinding process using a remote manipulator or robot.  ...  Acknowledgement: We acknowledge the nancial support from KAUTE Foundation and Mirka Ltd for the research reported in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1515/eng-2018-0018 fatcat:mcj5wjqg7fdufiegcweybpstle

Haptics-mediated approaches for enhancing sustained attention: framework and challenges

Dangxiao Wang, Teng Li, Naqash Afzal, Jicong Zhang, Yuru Zhang
2019 Science China Information Sciences  
Sustained attention is essential in the daily human activities of perception, manipulation, and locomotion.  ...  In this study, we intend to investigate the potential impact of haptic stimuli on neuroplasticity and to promote the study of haptics-mediated sustained attention training.  ...  In addition, bimanual coordinating tasks that require precise collaboration of the motion trajectories or force profiles between two hands can be designed.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11432-018-9931-1 fatcat:jpbptj25gzgn3p6r7nklrt6dlu

Model-Augmented Haptic Telemanipulation: Concept, Retrospective Overview, and Current Use Cases

Thomas Hulin, Michael Panzirsch, Harsimran Singh, Andre Coelho, Ribin Balachandran, Aaron Pereira, Bernhard M. Weber, Nicolai Bechtel, Cornelia Riecke, Bernhard Brunner, Neal Y. Lii, Julian Klodmann (+12 others)
2021 Frontiers in Robotics and AI  
, and a local model that aims to generate assistive augmented haptic feedback for the human operator.  ...  In the course of this work, we have advanced specific aspects of the approach that were of particular importance for each respective application, especially shared autonomy, and haptic augmentation.  ...  The authors would also like to express our deep appreciation for the close collaboration in METERON SUPVIS Justin and Analog-1, with our partners at the ESA Human Robot Interaction Laboratory headed by  ... 
doi:10.3389/frobt.2021.611251 pmid:34179105 pmcid:PMC8232524 fatcat:cfum45qbwnhspbw3ou6hrdsqu4

A review on manipulation skill acquisition through teleoperation‐based learning from demonstration

Weiyong Si, Ning Wang, Chenguang Yang
2021 Cognitive Computation and Systems  
Thus, it is a promising way to transfer manipulation skills from humans to robots by combining the learning methods and teleoperation, and adapting the learned skills to different tasks in new situations  ...  Manipulation skill learning and generalisation have gained increasing attention due to the wide applications of robot manipulators and the spurt of robot learning techniques.  ...  -9 A dexterous teleoperation interface based on haptic and visual feedback was proposed to precisely control and manipulate micro objects [122] . In ref.  ... 
doi:10.1049/ccs2.12005 fatcat:wxyourkvrvcqlh6aht6g5fi3sy

Invited review: the synergy between virtual reality and robotics

G.C. Burdea
1999 IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation  
Finally, we show how Robotics can be beneficial to VR in general, since robots can serve as force feedback interfaces to the simulation.  ...  Index Terms-Haptic feedback, off-line programming, teleoperation, virtual manufacturing, virtual reality.  ...  Section III describes the use of VR in teleoperation (with poor visual or delayed feedback), as well as in supervisory and collaborative control of remote manipulators.  ... 
doi:10.1109/70.768174 fatcat:cu5dxptflvh6xh6h2jm4hpa4te

Generic Control Interface for Networked Haptic Virtual Environments [chapter]

Priscilla Ramsamy, Adrian Haffegee, Vassil Alexandrov
2007 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
One such technology is the integration of haptic interfaces (force-feedback devices) into virtual environments.  ...  The paper describes the advantages of integrating haptic feedback into systems, and presents some of the technical issues inherent in a networked haptic virtual environment.  ...  However the work will be extended to provide a haptically mediated collaborative virtual environment.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-72586-2_109 fatcat:ytmum2i3hze5babfec4gthj5mu

Virtual interpersonal touch: Haptic interaction and copresence in collaborative virtual environments

Jeremy N. Bailenson, Nick Yee
2007 Multimedia tools and applications  
Finally, male digital representations were touched with more force than female representations by subjects of both genders.  ...  We discuss the implications of these data to the development of haptic communication systems as well as for a methodology of measuring the amount of copresence in virtual environments.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Joshua Ainslie for his contribution to this work in terms of design suggestions, programming assistance, and data analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11042-007-0171-2 fatcat:yfgg4uafvfhm3gdy4dfrxa2fqi
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