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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S. Horvath, J. Galeotti, B. Wu, R. Klatzky, M. Siegel, G. Stetten,
FingerSight: Fingertip Haptic Sensing of the Visual Environment,
IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine, March, 2014,
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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.
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.
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.
Recently demonstrated by invitation at SIGGRAPH 2008