Enhancing mediated interpersonal communication through affective haptics

Dzmitry Tsetserukou, Alena Neviarouskaya, Helmut Prendinger, Naoki Kawakami, Mitsuru Ishizuka, Susumu Tachi

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Abstract

Driven by the motivation to enhance emotionally immersive experience of real-time messaging in 3D virtual world Second Life, we are proposing a conceptually novel approach to reinforcing (intensifying) own feelings and reproducing (simulating) the emotions felt by the partner through specially designed system, iFeel-IM!. In the paper we are describing the development of novel haptic devices (HaptiHeart, HaptiHug, HaptiTickler, HaptiCooler, and HaptiWarmer) integrated into iFeel-IM! system, which architecture is presented in detail.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainment - Third International Conference, INTETAIN 2009, Proceedings
Pages246-251
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
Event3rd International Conference on Intelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainment, INTETAIN 2009 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 22 Jun 200924 Jun 2009

Publication series

NameLecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering
Volume9 LNICST
ISSN (Print)1867-8211

Conference

Conference3rd International Conference on Intelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainment, INTETAIN 2009
Country/TerritoryNetherlands
CityAmsterdam
Period22/06/0924/06/09

Keywords

  • Affective haptics
  • Affective user interface
  • Wearable devices

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