[Cyborg] muscle-zapper forces gamers own hands against them

Jean Rintoul jean.rintoul at gmail.com
Mon Feb 4 09:29:57 UTC 2013

this looks awesome! I want one!

On Sun, Feb 3, 2013 at 10:36 AM, Eric Boyd <mrericboyd at yahoo.com> wrote:

> http://www.newscientist.com/**article/mg21729025.800-**
> musclezapper-forces-gamers-**own-hands-against-them.html<http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21729025.800-musclezapper-forces-gamers-own-hands-against-them.html>
> I'd love to try this thing, it looks like it induces a lot of smiling :-)
> To be useful though I think you'd want to instrument both arms, and have
> very fine control over the level of stimulation.  I wonder how precisely
> the electrodes have to be placed on the arm?  They look like traditional
> TENS electrodes.
> The project page:
> http://www.hpi.uni-potsdam.de/**baudisch/projects/muscle-**
> propelled-force-feedback.html<http://www.hpi.uni-potsdam.de/baudisch/projects/muscle-propelled-force-feedback.html>
> mentions a publication in the Proceedings of CHI 2013, but I don't think
> it's even out yet.  Can anyone confirm and/or get it?
> Eric
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