Related work within the Multimodal Interaction Group
on Haptic HCI: Was held at Glasgow in September 2000. The proceedings
are archived online.
The Multivis Project is researching
haptic and audio visualisation techniques for blind computer users.
MICOLE: Glasgow University is
a partner on this European project looking at collaborative multimodal
environments for blind children.
Here are a collections of links to useful resources in the area of vibrotactile
and cutaneous display.
Groups working on tactile/haptic icons
and van Essen at the Department of Industrial Design at TU/e Eindhoven,
are also working on the design of Haptic Icons, in particular for instant
messaging applications. Another group working on the creation of Haptic
Icons is the SPIN Lab at
UBC, Vancouver, Canada.
Tactaid Skin Stimulators,
Vibrotactile transducers, Tactile
Situation Awareness System (TSAS), Eric
Gunther's "Cutaneous Grooves" , Hong
Tan, Princeton Cutaneous
Communication Laboratory, Haptic
Interface Research Laboratory, Purdue University, Ian
Roberts, Bert Bongers,
Robert Howe, Janet
Johnson, Kurt Kaczmarek, Susan
on Universal Access and Assistive Technology, International
Conference Series on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies.