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Prof. Wael Badawy
Department of Computing and Information Systems Umm Al Qura University, Canada
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IJCTE 2016 Vol.8(6): 444-449 ISSN: 1793-8201
DOI: 10.7763/IJCTE.2016.V8.1087

SPIDAR-if: A Joint User Interface Approach for Hapticised Web Content and Augment Reality Enhancement

Wei-Yu Chen, Makoto Sato, Yen-Ming Chu, and Teruki Honma
Abstract—The paper presents a prototyped jointed control interface approach for understanding hapticised web content and augmented reality (AR) on a work-in-progress instructive platform of haptics (IPOH) over the unreliable network. Our works, in this context, are comprised by two parts. Firstly, we propose a joint user interface SPIDAR-if empowering finger tracking and physical force sense. SPIDAR-if includes a recently notable pocket-sized 3D sensor named “Leap Motion” as an input device and incorporates with another passive 2-degree-of-freedom (DOF) tactile device “SPIDAR” with upturned manipulations in order to truly represent the sense of touch interactions on IPOH system, such as tactile feedbacks derived from in-progressive verbs, HTML components and moving 3D spheres. On the other side, we study the eligibility of SPIDAR-if and its aids with regard to AR world and web content intelligibility in IPOH system which offers the Internet users a bridge to embrace virtual reality by virtue of assisted user interface, wrapping up haptic and web graphical rendering techniques as well as provided virtual environments (VE). Examples of hapticised web content and a 3D AR scenario approaching SPIDAR-if on IPOH with the fingertip are also presented along with preliminary findings.

Index Terms—Haptics, SPIDAR, leap-motion, augment reality, web content hapiticisation, haptic data visualization, virtual environment.

Wei-Yu Chen and Makoto Sato are with the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Nagatsuta, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken, 4259 2270062 Japan (e-mail: chen.w.ac@m.titech.ac.jp, chen.w.ac@m.titech.ac.jp).
Yen-Ming Chu is with the National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Department of Information Management, Taiwan (e-mail: ymchu@nkfust.edu.tw).
Teruki Honma is with the RIKEN Systems and Structural Biology Center, 1-7-22 Suehiro-cho, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama 230-0045, Japan (e-mail: honma@gsc.riken.jp).


Cite:Wei-Yu Chen, Makoto Sato, Yen-Ming Chu, and Teruki Honma, "SPIDAR-if: A Joint User Interface Approach for Hapticised Web Content and Augment Reality Enhancement," International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering vol. 8, no. 6, pp. 444-449, 2016.

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