Haptic Virtual Approach: Biological Effect on Touching and Viewing

  • Atsushi Hoshina
  • Yoshiko Okada
  • Irini Giannopulu
  • Midori SugayaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9738)


The Digital Dollhouse we proposed enhanced traditional psychological play therapy with digital sensors and computer graphics combined together. It obtains significant difference in reaction of children that compared with normal dollhouse. We proposed the approach of connecting concrete object touching (Haptic), then the touching information of humans with several sensors and presents it for several representative image for the display as CG (Virtual). We assume this “Haptic Virtual” approach would have specific effect on improving the biological reaction for not only children, but also the adult, and try to conducted experiments with the proposed device and method implemented. From the preliminarily experimental, we obtained knowledge about the effect of the “Haptic Virtual” approach.


Therapy device CG· Biological information Brain wave Heat beat Haptic virtual Haptic Virtual 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Atsushi Hoshina
    • 1
  • Yoshiko Okada
    • 1
  • Irini Giannopulu
    • 2
  • Midori Sugaya
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Shibaura Institute of TechnologyTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Pierre and Marie Curie UniversityParisFrance

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