Fur interface with bristling effect induced by vibration

Masahiro Furukawa, Yuji Uema, Maki Sugimoto, Masahiko Inami

研究成果: Conference contribution

6 被引用数 (Scopus)

抄録

Wearable computing technology is one of the methods that can augment the information processing ability of humans. However, in this area, a soft surface is often necessary to maximize the comfort and practicality of such wearable devices. Thus in this paper, we propose a soft surface material, with an organic bristling effect achieved through mechanical vibration, as a new user interface. We have used fur in order to exhibit the visually rich transformation induced by the bristling effect while also achieving the full tactile experience and benefits of soft materials. Our method needs only a layer of fur and simple vibration motors. The hairs of fur instantly bristle with only horizontal mechanical vibration. The vibration is provided by a simple vibration motor embedded below the fur material. This technology has significant potential as garment textiles or to be utilized as a general soft user interface.

本文言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルProceedings of the 1st Augmented Human International Conference, AH '10
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2010
イベント1st Augmented Human International Conference, AH'10 - Megeve, France
継続期間: 2010 4 22010 4 3

出版物シリーズ

名前ACM International Conference Proceeding Series

Other

Other1st Augmented Human International Conference, AH'10
国/地域France
CityMegeve
Period10/4/210/4/3

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 ビジョンおよびパターン認識
  • コンピュータ ネットワークおよび通信

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