Sensory Perception & Interaction Research Group

University of British Columbia

Tools

Macaron is a free, open-source, online haptic editor that features an example based approach in further developing a haptic design.  http://hapticdesign.github.io/macaron/

MacaronMix is an online, open-source tool for morphing haptic signals. Designers, researchers, and hapticians can use this tool to create and study haptic icons, and to develop new morphing algorithms. Link: http://hapticdesign.github.io/macaronmix/

An online example of how to organize and find particular tactile signals for customization needs. Try it out at:http://www.cs.ubc.ca/~seifi/VibViz/main.html

Hardware

A DIY amplifier to drive vibration feedback from your laptop. Check it out at: http://www.instructables.com/id/MacaronKit-USB-Powered-Mono-Audio-Amplifier/

Datasets

Dataset pertaining to an algorithm for accurate real-time cadence estimation using accelerometers found in common smartphones. Available at: http://www.cs.ubc.ca/labs/spin/data/

This repository contains all 120 vibrations for the VibViz library including their (.wav) files, their aggregated ratings and tags, and the MDS dimensions for the Sensation, Emotion, Metaphor, and Usage Facets. Check it out at: https://github.com/hastiseifi/VibViz-Dataset