Calibration Method of Thermal-Radiation-Based Haptic Display

  • Satoshi Saga
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9775)


When a human places his hands over a source of heat, his hands become worm owing to thermal radiation. In this research, we employ spatially controlled thermal radiation to display a virtual shape. At a temperature near the nociceptive temperature, a person will tend to avoid a heated region. Using this space, our proposed system displays the virtual shape-like region. In this paper, we describe the proposed radiation system and calibration method, and evaluate displayed perception of the proposed method.


Thermal radiation Haptic display Calibration 



This work was partially supported by KAKENHI (26540095), Grant-in-Aid for challenging Exploratory Research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering, Information and SystemsUniversity of TsukubaTsukubaJapan

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