Penn Haptic Texture Toolkit

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Tool Summary

General Purpose Information
Year of First Releaseⓘ 2014
Platformⓘ HDAPI
Availabilityⓘ Available
Licenseⓘ Non-Commercial Research Use Only
Hardware Control Information
Haptic Categoryⓘ Force Feedback
Hardware Abstractionⓘ Consumer (Phantom Omni)
Interaction and Interface Information
Driving Featureⓘ Action
Effect Localizationⓘ Device-centric
Media Supportⓘ None
Iterative Playbackⓘ N/A
Design Approachesⓘ Library
Interaction Metaphorsⓘ N/A

Additional Information

The Penn Haptic Texture Toolkit consists of texture and friction models recorded from 100 surfaces. The data used to create the models and sample code for displaying the textures on the Phantom Omni are included as part of the toolkit.

For more information, consult the 2014 Haptics Symposium paper.