Textured surfaces for ultrasound haptic displays

Euan Freeman, Ross Anderson, Julie Williamson, Graham Wilson, Stephen A. Brewster

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

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We demonstrate a technique for rendering textured haptic surfaces in mid-air, using an ultrasound haptic display. Our technique renders tessellated 3D 'haptic' shapes with different waveform properties, creating surfaces with distinct perceptions.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICMI 2017 - Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction
EditorsEdward Lank, Eve Hoggan, Sriram Subramanian, Alessandro Vinciarelli, Stephen A. Brewster
Place of PublicationNew York
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 3 Nov 2017
Event19th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, ICMI 2017 - Glasgow, United Kingdom
Duration: 13 Nov 201717 Nov 2017


Conference19th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, ICMI 2017
CountryUnited Kingdom


  • haptic rendering
  • mid-air haptics
  • ultrasound haptics

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