Setting the Standards for Haptic and Tactile Interactions: ISO’s Work

  • Jan B. F. van Erp
  • Ki-Uk Kyung
  • Sebastian Kassner
  • Jim Carter
  • Stephen Brewster
  • Gerhard Weber
  • Ian Andrew
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6192)


Tactile and haptic interaction is becoming increasingly important and ergonomic standards can ensure that systems are designed with sufficient concerns for ergonomics and interoperability. ISO (through working group TC159/SC4/WG9) is working toward international standards, which are being dual-tracked as both ISO and CEN standards. This paper gives an update on the status of the work in progress and the recently published International Standard on tactile/haptic interactions. Active involvement of experts is sought for work on terms and definitions and measures to characterize devices and operator capabilities.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan B. F. van Erp
    • 1
  • Ki-Uk Kyung
    • 2
  • Sebastian Kassner
    • 3
  • Jim Carter
    • 4
  • Stephen Brewster
    • 5
  • Gerhard Weber
    • 6
  • Ian Andrew
    • 7
  1. 1.TNO Human FactorsSoesterbergThe Netherlands
  2. 2.ETRI POST-PC Research GroupDaejeonKorea
  3. 3.Technische Universität DarmstadtGermany
  4. 4.Computer Science DepartmentUn. of SaskatchewanSaskatoonCanada
  5. 5.Glasgow Interactive Systems GroupUn. of GlasgowUK
  6. 6.Dept. Comp. ScienceTU DresdenDresdenGermany
  7. 7.HF EngineerUnited Kingdom

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