“String Walker” by Iwata, Yano and Tomiyoshi

  • ©Hiroo Iwata, Hiroaki Yano, and Masaki Tomiyoshi

  • ©Hiroo Iwata, Hiroaki Yano, and Masaki Tomiyoshi

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    String Walker

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Entry Number: 21


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    Abstract

    The String Walker is a locomotion interface using eight strings actuated by motor-pulley mechanisms mounted on a turntable. It enables the user to walk in virtual environment while his/her position is maintained. The mechanism enables omni- directional walking. The device allows the walker to various gait, such as side-walking.


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