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1. (WO2015123472) COMPLIANCE TACTILE FEEDBACK DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/123472    International Application No.:    PCT/US2015/015716
Publication Date: Fri Aug 21 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Fri Feb 13 00:59:59 CET 2015
IPC: G06F 3/041
G06F 3/0488
G06F 3/01
Applicants: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH RESEARCH FOUNDATION
Inventors: PROVANCHER, William, R.
YAZDIAN, Seiedmuhammad
DOXON, Andrew, J.
Title: COMPLIANCE TACTILE FEEDBACK DEVICE
Abstract:
Devices, systems, and methods for communicating tactile information to a user about a remote or virtual environment may include providing a device having a plurality of contact surfaces that are connected to one another. One or more actuators may move the contact members relative to one another in order to communicate tactile information to a user. Tactile information may be communicated by replicating the compliance of a remote or virtual object.