Midair Input-Output Interface


The user controls the cursor by moving his/her hand in air.
Tactile feedback (click, collision, etc.) is privided by Airborne Ultrasound Tactile Display.

Fig.1 WiiRemote ver.
An IR-LED is mounted on the user's hand.

Fig.2 Kinect ver.
The user is free from wearing devices.

  1. Takayuki Hoshi: Midair Input-Output Interface Consisting of Depth Camera and Noncontact Tactile Display,
    Proc. SICE Annual Conference 2011, pp. 608-609, Waseda (Japan), 13-18 Sep., 2011.
  2. Takayuki Hoshi: Development of Aerial-Input and Aerial-Tactile-Feedback System,
    Proc. 4th Joint Eurohaptics Conference and IEEE Haptics Symposium (IEEE World Haptics 2011), pp. 569-573, Istanbul (Turkey), 22-24 Jun., 2011. [Poster]

Release: 23 Nov. 2012
Update: 8 Aug. 2013
Takayuki Hoshi: star(at)nitech.ac.jp