Stretchable Transducers for Kinesthetic Interactions in Virtual Reality

The tools of soft robotics enable immersive kinesthetic experiences in virtual reality. Using fluidic elastomer actuators (FEAs), we demonstrate a soft skin that can provide force feedback and a soft controller to simulate different textures and materials. These novel input devices integrate with a VR Funhouse experience.

Robert Shepher (Cornell University)
Bryan Peele (Cornell University)
Benjamin Mac Murray (Cornell University)
Jose Barreiros (Cornell University)
Omer Shapira (NVIDIA)
Publication Date: 
Sunday, July 30, 2017
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