HexTouch: A Wearable Haptic Robot for Complementary Interactions to Companion Agents in Virtual Reality
Emerging Technologies Q&A
TimeFriday, 11 December 202011:36 - 11:48 SGT
LocationZoom Room 8
DescriptionHexTouch is a forearm-mounted robot that performs complementary touches in relation to the behaviors of a companion agent in VR. The robot consists of a series of tactors driven by servo motors that render specific tactile patterns to communicate emotions (fear, happiness, disgust, anger, and sympathy) and other notification cues.