Tag: "haptics" at medical news
New haptics systems challenge stroke patients to grasp, pinch, squeeze their way to recovery
...ain the use of impaired limbs may benefit from new haptics
systems -- interfaces that add the sense of touch ...e Keck School of Medicine of USC to design the new haptics
technologies. "The technology got its start in commercial gaming, with the debut of inexpensive, n...
Surgery enters virtual world
...ed to a haptic, or force-feedback, system. Medical haptics
are a vast advance on the feedback system used in the joysticks of games consoles. These devices create the force and resistance of real tissue, so when surgeons make a cut they feel the sensation of real surgery. Add to that a stereoscopic viewing ...
Technology to improve learning for visually-impaired children
... include European and world leaders in the area of haptics
and multimodal-human-computer interaction. For example, Reachin Technologies AB is a world leader in haptic technology; France Telecom has experience in developing applications for the blind. "MICOLE offers an outstanding opportunity and the critical...
Digital surgery with touch feedback could improve medical training
...type of virtual simulator. Based on the science of haptics
" the study of sensing through touch " the new simulator will provide an immersive environment for surgeons to touch, feel, and manipulate computer-generated 3-D tissues and organs with tool handles used in actual surgery. Such a simulator could stan...