Haptics Technologies: Bringing Touch to Multimedia

Haptics Technologies: Bringing Touch to Multimedia


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642270314
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 10/24/2013
Series: Springer Series on Touch and Haptic Systems
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Abdulmotaleb El Saddik is University Research Chair and Professor, SITE, University of Ottawa, Canada. He is the director of the Multimedia Communications Research Laboratory (MCRLab). He has been the General Chair and/or Technical Program Chair of more than 25 international conferences, symposia and workshops on collaborative hapto-audio-visual environments, multimedia communications and instrumentation and measurement. He has authored and co-authored more than 250 publications, and his research has been selected for Best Paper Award three times. In addition, Abdulmotaleb was the recipient of the Professional of the Year Award (2008), the Friedrich Wilhelm-Bessel Research Award from Germany's Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2007), the Premier’s Research Excellence Award (PREA 2004), and the National Capital Institute of Telecommunications (NCIT) New Professorship Incentive Award (2004). He is a Senior Member of ACM, an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada, and Fellow of IEEE.

Table of Contents

Haptics: General Principles.- Haptics: Haptics Applications.- Human Haptic Perception.- Machine Haptics.- Computer Haptics.- Multimedia Haptics.- Touching the Future: HAVE Challenges and Trends.

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