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JRM Vol.4 No.1 pp. 39-42
doi: 10.20965/jrm.1992.p0039
(1992)

Paper:

Force Display for Presentation of Rigidity of Virtual Objects

Hiroo Iwata, Takashi Nakagawa and Takahiro Nakashima

University of Tsukuba, Institute of Engineering Mechaniscs, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305, Japan

Received:
December 21, 1991
Accepted:
January 16, 1992
Published:
February 20, 1992
Keywords:
Artificial reality, Force display, Haptic feedback, Rigid body, Elastic body
Abstract

This paper describes the implementation of compact force display for finger tips which presents rigid or elastic body of virtual objects. The system uses the tension of a string as a force generator. Flexibility of a string enables non-restricted motion of a finger. The rigid body is generated by a crutch mechanism, and the elastic body is generated by winding a string by DC motor.

Cite this article as:
H. Iwata, T. Nakagawa, and T. Nakashima, “Force Display for Presentation of Rigidity of Virtual Objects,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.4, No.1, pp. 39-42, 1992.
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