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Psychophysical elements of wearability

Lucy E. Dunne, Barry Smyth
2007 Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '07  
We explore the human sensory mechanisms that facilitate perception of worn objects and the elements of sensation that influence the comfort of worn objects, and discuss the psychological elements that  ...  Wearable technology presents a wealth of new HCI issues.  ...  Wearable technology, on the other hand, generally has a much higher concentration of metallic or plastic elements.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1240624.1240674 dblp:conf/chi/DunneS07 fatcat:evc6nk6s6fdyfp5ntc5vmleq3y

Encapsulation of Piezoelectric Transducers for Sensory Augmentation and Substitution with Wearable Haptic Devices

Francesca Sorgini, Alberto Mazzoni, Luca Massari, Renato Caliò, Carmen Galassi, Sunil Kukreja, Edoardo Sinibaldi, Maria Carrozza, Calogero Oddo
2017 Micromachines  
of wearable tactile displays.  ...  In previous studies a polymeric layer has usually been introduced to cover an array of active elements [12, 37] , or a tactile sensor [16] [17] [18] [19] [20] [21] .  ...  The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/mi8090270 pmid:30400460 pmcid:PMC6190144 fatcat:3yzsclqqgrh5nasktrq7gzjota

Analysis of the Relationship between Road Accidents and Psychophysical State of Drivers through Wearable Devices

Luca Studer, Valeria Paglino, Paolo Gandini, Andrea Stelitano, Ulderico Triboli, Federica Gallo, Giuseppe Andreoni
2018 Applied Sciences  
The wearable devices allowed the study and the integration of specific elements relating to human behavior in the field of road safety, which typically involves a technical-engineering approach.  ...  A driver's behavior and their psychophysical state are the most common causes of road accidents.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app8081230 fatcat:ubt6ojm7gzfxdimw2sokkbgkiq

Empowering Persons with Deafblindness

Oliver Korn, Raymond Holt, Efstratios Kontopoulos, Astrid M.L. Kappers, Nils-Krister Persson, Nasrine Olson
2018 Proceedings of the 11th PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments Conference on - PETRA '18  
In this work, we present the underlying concepts and the overall design vision of the resulting assistive smart wearable.  ...  Based on user needs and informed by disability studies, we combine elements from smart textiles, sensors, semantic technologies, image processing, face and object recognition, machine learning, affective  ...  Haptic Psychophysics Important factors in the design of assistive wearables that should be taken into account are how well humans can discriminate and recognize different stimulation patterns.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3197768.3201541 dblp:conf/petra/KornHKKPO18 fatcat:x3lhbyysmve6doi2h4jfnehfle

The PhantomStation

Hendrik Richter, Alina Hang, Benedikt Blaha
2011 Proceedings of the 2nd Augmented Human International Conference on - AH '11  
With the objective to reduce the number of tactile actuators on the user's body, we use the psychophysical Phantom Sensation (PhS) [1].  ...  We present the PhantomStation, a novel interface that communicates tactile feedback to remote parts of the user's body.  ...  No wearable device hinders the interaction of the user, but the user has to be in firm contact with the tactile interface, e.g. in the back of his seat.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1959826.1959831 dblp:conf/aughuman/RichterHB11 fatcat:mu2ftcyqeba25f6xanzkla4aai

Audio-Tactile Rendering: A Review on Technology and Methods to Convey Musical Information through the Sense of Touch

Byron Remache-Vinueza, Andrés Trujillo-León, Mireya Zapata, Fabián Sarmiento-Ortiz, Fernando Vidal-Verdú
2021 Sensors  
Recently, this implementation has expanded to the development of sensory substitution systems known as haptic music players (HMPs) to give the opportunity of experiencing music through touch to the hearing  ...  This review is intended for researchers in the fields of haptics, assistive technologies, music, psychology, and human–computer interaction as well as artists that may make use of it as a reference to  ...  regarding vibrotactile communication of musical elements.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21196575 pmid:34640895 fatcat:web6uto63fcn3hajamen4ylla4

Wearable Tactile Display Based on Thermal Expansion of Nichrome Wire

Hiroyuki Kajimoto, Lynette Jones
2019 IEEE Transactions on Haptics  
In this paper, a multi-element tactile display is described based on the thermal expansion and contraction of nichrome wire.  ...  A miniaturized version of this display for wearable applications has been built and undergone preliminary evaluation.  ...  Psychophysical experiments revealed that users could identify changes in the position of the activated elements (row or column) in a four-by four array and could accurately perceive the direction of motion  ... 
doi:10.1109/toh.2019.2912960 pmid:31021806 fatcat:zdqxso66bfen7f6m4gx34iwlci

Connecting and linking neurocognitive, digital phenotyping, physiologic, psychophysical, neuroimaging, genomic, & sensor data with survey data

Charles E. Knott, Stephen Gomori, Mai Ngyuen, Susan Pedrazzani, Sridevi Sattaluri, Frank Mierzwa, Kim Chantala
2021 EPJ Data Science  
., wearable technology, apps, physiological, ecological monitoring, genomic, neurocognitive assessments, brain imaging, and psychophysical data) to paint a complete biobehavioral picture of trauma patients  ...  the long-term effects of trauma.  ...  April Soward, Research Program Manager, UNC School of Medicine. We also thank Dr. Stephanie Eckman, RTI fellow survey methodologist, for her comments and thoughtful feedback on a previous version.  ... 
doi:10.1140/epjds/s13688-021-00264-z pmid:33614392 pmcid:PMC7880216 fatcat:wxxswogzbraybbu2ap5fgge3tu

Research on the Application of Wireless Wearable Sensing Devices in Interactive Music

Huizhong Wang, Guolong Shi
2021 Journal of Sensors  
The recognition rate of wireless wearable devices and interactive music realized based on this algorithm was improved.  ...  Extract energy, rhythm, harmony, time domain, and spectrum features of interactive music of wireless wearable devices, and reduce the dimension of a music feature space through principal component analysis  ...  As mentioned above, these wearable wireless sensing devices are for artists to explore elements such as sounds, images, text, and structure of various fusion methods and are widely used in interactive  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/7608867 fatcat:dk42jx6gtzdr7atlz42vsl3dzy

Page 294 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 25, Issue 1 [page]

1991 Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA  
2HE England), Prospects for Speech Pattern Ele- ment Aids, Acta Oto-Laryngologica, 1990, supplement 469, 257- 267. ‘| Newly developed hearing aids based on the use of speech pattern elements are described  ...  Tests evaluated possible differences in basic psychophysical tasks for stimuli simpler than speech.  ... 

Holitouch: Conveying Holistic Touch Illusions by Combining Pseudo-Haptics With Tactile and Proprioceptive Feedback During Virtual Interaction With 3DUIs

Oscar Javier Ariza Nunez, André Zenner, Frank Steinicke, Florian Daiber, Antonio Krüger
2022 Frontiers in Virtual Reality  
This paper introduces the Holitouch technique to improve the haptic realism of essential 3D user interface elements such as buttons.  ...  Holitouch is a feedback technique based on a wearable device that combines different types of haptic feedback (i.e., 1) pseudo-haptic, 2) tactile, and 3) proprioceptive) to convey the holistic sensation  ...  FIGURE 2 | 2 FIGURE 2 | Detailed picture of the wearable modules. (A) The tactile module, used to provide tapping and vibrotactile feedback using solenoids and piezo elements respectively.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frvir.2022.879845 fatcat:syx37kdrhvgrdp7pbjqmkktuqi

A Fast and Flexible Computer Vision System for Implanted Visual Prostheses [chapter]

Wai Ho Li
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The system was tested on a wearable prototype of the cortical prosthesis.  ...  The resulting bionic vision consists of a spatial-temporal pattern of bright dots called phosphenes.  ...  Elements in "thDst" are set to high if the corresponding element in "thSrc" is above the threshold value. Otherwise the element is set to zero.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16199-0_48 fatcat:ujhnyzo2j5binfivy5gzmboppe

Wearable and Hand-Held Haptics

Domenico Prattichizzo, Miguel Otaduy, Hiroyuki Kajimoto, Claudio Pacchierotti
2019 IEEE Transactions on Haptics  
The study "Wearable Tactile Display Based on Thermal Expansion of Nichrome Wire" by Hiroyuki Kajimoto and Lynette Jones presents an innovative design for a multi-element tactile display based on the thermal  ...  This research establishes a psychophysics-based mathematical relationship between the intensity of physical and phantom stimulus rendered out of the body.  ... 
doi:10.1109/toh.2019.2936736 fatcat:6e6xmjwgjjea5oh2de4vyuob6a

Wearable Vibrotactile Haptic Device for Stiffness Discrimination during Virtual Interactions

Andualem Tadesse Maereg, Atulya Nagar, David Reid, Emanuele L. Secco
2017 Frontiers in Robotics and AI  
In this paper, we discuss the development of cost effective, wireless, and wearable vibrotactile haptic device for stiffness perception during an interaction with virtual objects.  ...  A common psychophysics method called the Two Alternative Forced Choice (2AFC) approach is used for quantitative analysis using Just Noticeable Difference (JND) and Weber Fractions (WF).  ...  springs are classical fundamental elements of virtual computer models.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frobt.2017.00042 fatcat:mtfgf6rgr5c2zbkhpxmybgldse

Virtual Texture Generated using Elastomeric Conductive Block Copolymer in Wireless Multimodal Haptic Glove

Colin V. Keef, Laure V. Kayser, Stazia Tronboll, Cody W. Carpenter, Nicholas B. Root, Mickey Finn, Timothy F. O'Connor, Sami N. Abuhamdieh, Daniel M. Davies, Rory Runser, Y. Shirley Meng, Vilayanur S. Ramachandran (+1 others)
2020 Advanced Intelligent Systems  
In psychophysical experiments, human participants were able to discern combinations of electrotactile, vibrotactile, and thermal stimulation in VR.  ...  This paper describes a haptic glove capable of producing sensations reminiscent of three types of near-surface properties: hardness, temperature, and roughness.  ...  Acknowledgements The psychophysical aspects of the work were supported by the National Science Foundation under grant number CBET-1929748.  ... 
doi:10.1002/aisy.202000018 pmid:32656536 pmcid:PMC7351316 fatcat:y7f7is7kirauhfbuqzfcohcd4u
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