Haptic Modality in Virtual Reality

  • Matjaž MiheljEmail author
  • Domen Novak
  • Samo Begus
Part of the Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering book series (ISCA, volume 68)


The chapter covers topics relevant for the design of haptic interfaces and their use in virtual reality applications. It provides knowledge required for understanding complex force feedback approaches and introduces general issues that must be considered for designing efficient and safe haptic interfaces. Human haptics, mathematical models of virtual environment, collision detection, force rendering and control of haptic devices are the main theoretical topics covered in this chapter, which concludes with a summary of different haptic display technologies.


Contact Force Reaction Force Virtual Environment Collision Detection Virtual Object 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia

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