“Transcalibur : Dynamic 2D Haptic Shape Illusion of Virtual Object by Weight Moving VR Controller” by Shigeyama, Hashimoto, Yoshida, Aoki, Narumi, et al. …

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    Transcalibur : Dynamic 2D Haptic Shape Illusion of Virtual Object by Weight Moving VR Controller

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    We introduce a dynamic weight moving VR controller for 2d haptic shape rendering using a haptic shape illusion. This allows users to perceive the feeling of various shapes in virtual space with a single controller. In this paper, we describe the mechanical design of prototype device that drives weight on a 2d planar area to alter mass properties of the hand-held controller. Based on the experiment, our system succeeded in providing shape perception over a wide range. We discuss limitation and further capability of our device. 

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    • Eisuke Fujinawa, Shigeo Yoshida, Yuki Koyama, Takuji Narumi, Tomohiro Tanikawa, and Michitaka Hirose. 2017. Computational design of hand-held VR controllers using haptic shape illusion. In Proceedings of the 23rd ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology. ACM, 28. 
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    • Andre Zenner and Antonio Krüger. 2017. Shifty: A Weight-Shifting Dynamic Passive Haptic Proxy to Enhance Object Perception in Virtual Reality. IEEE transactions on visualization and computer graphics 23, 4 (2017), 1285–1294.

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