Affective Haptics - Tachi Lab | Metatrame | Scoop.it
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 Affective Haptics Driven by the motivation to enhance emotionally immersive experience of communication in Second Life, we propose a conceptually novel approach to reinforcing own feelings and reproducing the communicating partner’s emotions through affective garment. The emotions detected from text are stimulated by innovative haptic devices...