Sensory Perception & Interaction Research Group

University of British Columbia

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/

The CuddleBot allows us to use an animal model of therapy to examine how touch interactions influence stress and anxiety mitigation.

A wearable haptic notification system for speakers and session chairs.

People differ widely in how they perceive and want to use tactile signals. What kind of tools are needed to support them in customizing?

The smart fur prototype is a new type of touch sensor built with conductive fur, with the goal of aiding in gesture recognition in the Haptic Creature system.