FingerSight TM

A new concept in sensory substitution and remote control for the visually impaired, as well as for those who simply want to wave their hands and have things happen. (patent pending)

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Publications

  • J. Galeotti, S. Horvath, R. Klatzky, B. Nichol, M. Siegel, G. Stetten, FingerSight: Fingertip Control and Haptic Sensing of the Visual Environment, SIGGRAPH 2008 - New Tech Demos, Los Angeles, California, August 11-15, 2008. download pdf

  • G. Stetten, R. Klatzky, B. Nichol, J. Galeotti, K. Rockot, K. Zawrotny, D. Weiser, N. Sendgikoski, S. Horvath, Fingersight: Fingertip Visual Haptic Sensing and Control, HAVE 2007 – IEEE International Workshop on Haptic Audio Visual Environments and their Applications, Ottawa, Canada, 12-14 October 2007. download.pdf.

  • K. Zawrotny, A. Craig, D. Weiser, R. Klatzky, and G. Stetten, Fingertip Vibratory Transducer for Detecting Optical Edges using Regenerative Feedback, Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, IEEE Virtual Reality 2006, pp. 373-374, Arlington VA, March 2006. download.pdf.

Patent Pending

Article in New Scientist

Article in Gadget Repulbic

Recently demonstrated by invitation at SIGGRAPH 2008