Retroactive Gestural Devices: Technology and Applications
Time and Place
Talk 10:00 am
Recent technological achievements have resulted in haptic device improvements; however there are still unsolved questions both in the technological and psychophysical areas. The European project ENACTIVE, a Network of Excellence (NoE) type of project, proposes reliable solutions for the development, spreading, and standardization of a new generation of human-computer interfaces, ENACTIVE interfaces, based on multi-sensory representation. ENACTIVE addresses the technological questions as well as fundamental knowledge of the three basic sensory-motor loops: action to haptic, action to vision, action to audition, along with the integration of these basic loops in the action to haptic/vision/audition chain.
Within the framework of the ENACTIVE project, collaborative visits to research centers on haptic systems occur. This seminar will cover a short presentation of the project, the partners' activity as well as European research in haptics. The represented partners will be:
INPG - Institut National Polytechnique.
PERCRO-SSA - PERCeptual RObotics laboratory. Pisa, Italy.
DLR –Deutsches zentrum fuer Luft und Raumfahrt – Munchen, Germany.
CEIT- Centro de Estudios e Investigaciones Technicas de guipuzcoa – Mechanical department. San Sebastian, Spain.
Jean-Loup Florens is an
electrical engineer from INPG, France and received his PhD in 1978 from INPG.
Currently he is a research engineer at
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