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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Panchaphongsaphak, B; Burgkart, R; Riener, R 
Title:
Three-dimensional touch interface for medical education. 
Abstract:
We present the technical principle and evaluation of a multimodal virtual reality (VR) system for medical education, called a touch simulator. This touch simulator comes with an innovative three-dimensional (3-D) touch sensitive input device. The device comprises a six-axis force-torque sensor connected to a tangible object representing the shape of an anatomical structure. Information related to the point of contact is recorded by the sensor, processed, and audiovisually displayed. The touch si...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
11 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
251-63 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1089-7771 
TUM Institution:
dische Klinik und Poliklinik