Chapter 8. IPMC Based Tactile Displays for Pressure and Texture Presentation on a Human Finger

  1. Federico Carpi2 and
  2. Elisabeth Smela3
  1. Masashi Konyo and
  2. Satoshi Tadokoro

Published Online: 20 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470744697.ch8

Biomedical Applications of Electroactive Polymer Actuators

Biomedical Applications of Electroactive Polymer Actuators

How to Cite

Konyo, M. and Tadokoro, S. (2009) IPMC Based Tactile Displays for Pressure and Texture Presentation on a Human Finger, in Biomedical Applications of Electroactive Polymer Actuators (eds F. Carpi and E. Smela), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470744697.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Interdepartmental Research Centre “E. Piaggio”, School of Engineering, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

  2. 3

    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, USA

Author Information

  1. Graduate School of Information Sciences, Tohoku University, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470773055

Online ISBN: 9780470744697

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Keywords:

  • IPMC based tactile displays for pressure and texture presentation on human finger;
  • IPMC actuators as a tactile stimulator;
  • selective stimulation method for tactile synthesis;
  • wearable tactile display;
  • texture synthesis method;
  • pressure sensation display method;
  • roughness sensation display method;
  • friction sensation display method;
  • total textural feeling synthesis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • IPMC Actuators as a Tactile Stimulator

  • Wearable Tactile Display

  • Selective Stimulation Method for Tactile Synthesis

  • Texture Synthesis Method

  • Display Method for Pressure Sensation

  • Display Method for Roughness Sensation

  • Display Method for Friction Sensation

  • Synthesis of Total Textural Feeling

  • Conclusions

  • References