IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Reach Out and Touch Somebody's Virtual Hand: Affectively Connected through Mediated Touch

2013 Humaine Association Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII)

Author(s): A. Toet ; J. B. F. van Erp ; F. F. Petrignani ; M. H. Dufrasnes ; A. Sadhashivan ; D. Van Alphen ; F. Boeree ; H. O. de Gruijter ; J. Hoeksema ; C. T. Stamhuis ; P. J. Steenbergen
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 September 2013
Conference Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Conference Date: 2 September 2013
Page(s): 786 - 791
ISBN (Electronic): 978-0-7695-5048-0
ISSN (Electronic): 2156-8111
ISSN (Paper): 2156-8103
DOI: 10.1109/ACII.2013.146
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We present the design of a haptic computer accessory that adds the experience of touch to online conversations. It enables dyads to exchange the physical experience of holding hands regardless of... View More

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