PREVISE - A Human-Scale Virtual Environment with Haptic Feedback

Françoix-Xavier Inglese, Philippe Lucidarme, Paul Richard, Jean-Louis Ferrier



This paper presents a human-scale multi-modal virtual environment. User interacts with virtual worlds using a large-scale bimanual haptic interface called the SPIDAR-H. This interface is used to track user’s hands movements and to display various aspects of force feedback associated mainly with contact, weight, and inertia. In order to increase the accuracy of the system, a calibration method is proposed. A large-scale virtual reality application was developed to evaluate the effect of haptic sensation in human performance in tasks involving manual interaction with dynamic virtual objects. The user reaches for and grasps a flying ball. Stereoscopic viewing and auditory feedback are provided to improve user’s immersion


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Inglese F., Lucidarme P., Richard P. and Ferrier J. (2005). PREVISE - A Human-Scale Virtual Environment with Haptic Feedback . In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO, ISBN 972-8865-30-9, pages 140-145. DOI: 10.5220/0001167401400145

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author={Françoix-Xavier Inglese and Philippe Lucidarme and Paul Richard and Jean-Louis Ferrier},
title={PREVISE - A Human-Scale Virtual Environment with Haptic Feedback},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,
TI - PREVISE - A Human-Scale Virtual Environment with Haptic Feedback
SN - 972-8865-30-9
AU - Inglese F.
AU - Lucidarme P.
AU - Richard P.
AU - Ferrier J.
PY - 2005
SP - 140
EP - 145
DO - 10.5220/0001167401400145