10. Teletaction

  1. Saeed Sokhanvar1,
  2. Javad Dargahi2,
  3. Siamak Najarian3 and
  4. Siamak Arbatani2

Published Online: 6 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118357989.ch10

Tactile Sensing and Displays: Haptic Feedback for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotics

Tactile Sensing and Displays: Haptic Feedback for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotics

How to Cite

Sokhanvar, S., Dargahi, J., Najarian, S. and Arbatani, S. (2012) Teletaction, in Tactile Sensing and Displays: Haptic Feedback for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118357989.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    Helbling Precision Engineering Inc., USA

  2. 2

    Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

  3. 3

    Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 23 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119972495

Online ISBN: 9781118357989

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Keywords:

  • teletaction, remote control of machines/devices and art of MIS;
  • teletaction, on texture/shape, compliance of remotely located object;
  • haptic sense as kinesthetic/tactile, haptics active and passive;
  • tactile systems in teleoperation, and the VE milieu;
  • tactile feedback, problems of tactile transduction/perception;
  • remote tissue teletaction, cutaneous to operator's skin;
  • telemedicine and telecommunication, and the telepresence;
  • store-and-forward non-interactive, e-health broader than telemedicine;
  • Stevens, and the Power Law as the Psychophysical Law;
  • teletaction psychophysics, delays destabilizing, challenging virtual reality

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Application Fields

  • Basic Elements of a Teletaction System

  • Introduction to Human Psychophysics

  • Psychophysics for Teletaction

  • Basic Issues and Limitations of Teletaction Systems

  • Applications of Teletaction

  • Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery (MIS and MIRS)

  • Robotics

  • Virtual Environment

  • References