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The Plenhaptic Guidance Function for Intuitive Navigation in Extended Range Telepresence Scenarios

Perez Arias, Antonia; Eberhardt, Henning P.; Pfaff, Florian; Hanebeck, Uwe D.

In this work, we propose a plenhaptic guidance function that systematically describes the haptic information for guiding the user in the target environment. The plenhaptic guidance function defines the strength of the guidance at any position in space, at any direction, and at any time, and takes the geometry of the target environment as well as all possible goals into account. The plenhaptic guidance function, which can be rendered as active and passive guidance, is sampled and displayed to the user through a haptic interface in the user environment. The benefits of the plenhaptic guidance function for guiding the user to several simultaneous goals while avoiding the obstacles in a large target environment are demonstrated in real experiments.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000035133
DOI: 10.1109/WHC.2011.5945532
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Anthropomatik (IFA)
Publikationstyp Proceedingsbeitrag
Jahr 2011
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISBN: 978-1-4577-0299-0
KITopen-ID: 1000035133
Erschienen in Proceedings of the IEEE World Haptics Conference (WHC 2011), Istanbul, Turkey, 21-24 June 2011
Verlag IEEE, Piscataway
Seiten 475-480
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