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Development of a spatially transparent electrotactile display and its performance in grip force control.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22255085     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An important function for a tactile navigation system of a handheld tool, such as a surgical scalpel, is the spatial transparency of the device. This paper proposed a new tactile display that can augment touch sensation at the finger pulps without the need for a stimulator between the tool and the finger pulps. We utilized transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation at the middle phalanx of a finger to separate the stimulated and the perceived areas. In order to verify the effects of the spatial transparency, the performances of grip force control were examined. The results indicated that the proposed display was effective in helping the user to maintain the stable control of the grip force when using a handheld tool.
Authors:
Shunsuke Yoshimoto; Yoshihiro Kuroda; Masataka Imura; Osamu Oshiro
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference     Volume:  2011     ISSN:  1557-170X     ISO Abbreviation:  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-18     Completed Date:  2012-06-20     Revised Date:  2014-08-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101243413     Medline TA:  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3463-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Feedback
Hand Strength*
Humans
Touch*
Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation*

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