Mid-Air Haptics for Control Interfaces

Giordano, M., Georgiou, O., Dzidek, B., Corenthy, L., Kim, J. R., Subramanian, S. and Brewster, S. A. (2018) Mid-Air Haptics for Control Interfaces. In: 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Montréal, QC, Canada, 21-26 Apr 2018, W15. ISBN 9781450356213 (doi:10.1145/3170427.3170625)

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Abstract

Control interfaces and interactions based on touch-less gesture tracking devices have become a prevalent research topic in both industry and academia. Touch-less devices offer a unique interaction immediateness that makes them ideal for applications where direct contact with a physical controller is not desirable. On the other hand, these controllers inherently lack active or passive haptic feedback to inform users about the results of their interaction. Mid-air haptic interfaces, such as those using focused ultrasound waves, can close the feedback loop and provide new tools for the design of touch-less, un-instrumented control interactions. The goal of this workshop is to bring together the growing mid-air haptic research community to identify and discuss future challenges in control interfaces and their application in AR/VR, automotive, music, robotics and teleoperation.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Brewster, Professor Stephen
Authors: Giordano, M., Georgiou, O., Dzidek, B., Corenthy, L., Kim, J. R., Subramanian, S., and Brewster, S. A.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Publisher:ACM Press
ISBN:9781450356213
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2018 The Authors
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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