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Tactile Perception and Design

This report is part of the Bionic Project and is funded by DTI.
By Sylvie Perera
April 2002


Contents

Introduction
Tactual Sensing
Passive / Active Touch
Tactile Displays
  Static Displays
    Elevation Height
    Physical Size
    Form
    Orientation
    Stimulus Redundancy
    Information Content and Association of Meaning with Symbols
    Configuration and Information Density
    Reference Points
    Use of Legends
  Dynamic Displays
  Vibrotactile Displays
Experimentation Needed
References

 

 



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