On the Accuracy of Tactile Displays

  • Christopher Power
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4061)


Inaccuracies in the reporting of finger positions from electronic tactile displays can result in errors in the audio presentation of multi-modal applications. In this paper, we conduct an experiment to examine the accuracy of one such device. Given the results of this experiment, we present a collection of recommendations for the spacing of objects within a tactile scene.


Intended Target Exploration Task Tactile Display Sensor Ring Audio Information 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher Power
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceThe University of Western OntarioLondonCanada

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