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VR Haptics Computational Design Perception SIGGRAPH 2019
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A 2D Shape Rendering VR Device with Moving Surfaces that Controls Mass Properties and Air Resistance

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About #

We introduce “ShapeSense,” a VR haptic device with moving surfaces for rendering various shape perceptions with a single device. ShapeSense can simultaneously control the mass properties and air resistance in order to represent the target shape seen in VR.


Mechanism #

The air resistance can be altered by the positions of three surfaces. In addition, by controlling the overlaps of the surfaces, ShapeSense can present the different mass distributions even though the same shape is formed.


Publications #

  • Yuhu Liu, Takeru Hashimoto, Shigeo Yoshida, Takuji Narumi, Tomohiro Tanikawa, and Michitaka Hirose. 2019. ShapeSense: a 2D shape rendering VR device with moving surfaces that controls mass properties and air resistance. In ACM SIGGRAPH 2019 Emerging Technologies (SIGGRAPH ’19). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 23, 1–2.

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