Augmented Sensors

  • Suranga Nanayakkara
  • Jochen Huber
  • Priyashri Sridhar
Chapter
Part of the Cognitive Science and Technology book series (CSAT)

Abstract

Key elements of the emerging field of Assistive Augmentation are both the substitution and enhancement of senses–means towards “augmented sensors”. We use the term “augmented sensors” to introduce the following subsections of this part of the volume that focus on enhancing a particular sensory channel, remapping information from one sensory modality to another and creating new sensing modalities. We do so by describing our joint vision of such technology developed at the Augmented Human Lab (Singapore University of Technology and Design). We sketch out research thrusts and enablers, highlight application domains and speculate about the future of augmented sensors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Suranga Nanayakkara
    • 1
  • Jochen Huber
    • 2
  • Priyashri Sridhar
    • 1
  1. 1.Singapore University of Technology and DesignChangiSingapore
  2. 2.SynapticsZugSwitzerland

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