[Cyborg] muscle-zapper forces gamers own hands against them
noisebridge at saizai.com
Mon Feb 4 09:57:01 UTC 2013
I would love to see this.
Another curiosity: to be force feedback, not override, you'd have to
have very fine control indeed. It's too easy to just prevent someone
from moving intentionally; I imagine that it's actually quite hard to
get the stimulation such that it feels like "resistance" rather than
"my arm is not under my control".
On Sun, Feb 3, 2013 at 10:36 AM, Eric Boyd <mrericboyd at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 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
> The project page:
> 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?
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