“Haptic Collaboration with Augmented Reality” by Adcock, Hutchins and Gunn

  • ©Matt Adcock, Matthew Hutchins, and Chris Gunn




    Haptic Collaboration with Augmented Reality



    We describe a (face-to-face) collaborative environment that provides a coherent mix of real world video, computer haptics, graphics and audio. This system is a test-bed for investigating new collaborative affordances and behaviours.


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