An actuated physical puppet as an input device for controlling a digital manikin

Wataru Yoshizaki, Yuta Sugiura, Albert C. Chiou, Sunao Hashimoto, Masahiko Inami, Takeo Igarashi, Yoshiaki Akazawa, Katsuaki Kawachi, Satoshi Kagami, Masaaki Mochimaru

研究成果: Conference contribution

26 被引用数 (Scopus)

抄録

We present an actuated handheld puppet system for controlling the posture of a virtual character. Physical puppet devices have been used in the past to intuitively control character posture. In our research, an actuator is added to each joint of such an input device to provide physical feedback to the user. This enhancement offers many benefits. First, the user can upload pre-defined postures to the device to save time. Second, the system is capable of dynamically adjusting joint stiffness to counteract gravity, while allowing control to be maintained with relatively little force. Third, the system supports natural human body behaviors, such as whole-body reaching and joint coupling. This paper describes the user interface and implementation of the proposed technique and reports the results of expert evaluation. We also conducted two user studies to evaluate the effectiveness of our method.

本文言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルCHI 2011 - 29th Annual CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Conference Proceedings and Extended Abstracts
ページ637-646
ページ数10
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2011
イベント29th Annual CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2011 - Vancouver, BC, Canada
継続期間: 2011 5月 72011 5月 12

出版物シリーズ

名前Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings

Other

Other29th Annual CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2011
国/地域Canada
CityVancouver, BC
Period11/5/711/5/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • ソフトウェア
  • 人間とコンピュータの相互作用
  • コンピュータ グラフィックスおよびコンピュータ支援設計

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