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Fermoselle, L.I. (author), Gunkel, S.N.B. (author), ter Haar, F.B. (author), Dijkstra-Soudarissanane, S.S. (author), Toet, A. (author), Niamut, O.A. (author)
Social VR shall allow natural communication between users with high social presence, as if users are in the same room. One way to increase social presence is to add haptic interaction to allow,for example, users to give each other a "high-five" or to pass documents among them. In this paper, we present our web-based VR communication framework...
conference paper 2020
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van Erp, J.B.F. (author), Paul, K.I. (author), Mioch, T. (author)
Electronic travel aids (ETAs) can increase the safety and comfort of pedestrians who have a visual impairment by displaying obstacles through a vibrotactile navigation belt. Building a complete picture of relevant obstacles and finding a safe route requires ETA users to integrate vibrotactile cues over time and space in their tactile working...
article 2020
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Tinga, A.M. (author), Jansen, C. (author), van der Smagt, M.J. (author), Nijboer, T.C.W. (author), van Erp, J.B.F. (author)
In general, moving sensory stimuli (visual and auditory) can induce illusory sensations of self-motion (i.e. vection) in the direction opposite of the sensory stimulation. The aim of the current study was to examine whether tactile stimulation encircling the waist could induce circular vection (around the body's yaw axis) and to examine whether...
article 2018
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Turkovic, B. (author), Kuipers, F. (author), van Adrichem, N.L.M. (author), Langendoen, K. (author)
Along with exciting visions for 5G communications and the Tactile Internet, the networking requirement of attaining extremely low end-to-end latency has appeared. While network devices are typically equipped with buffers to counteract packet loss caused by short-lived traffic bursts, the more those buffers get filled, the more delay is added to...
conference paper 2018
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van Erp, J.B.F. (author), Kroon, L.C.M. (author), Mioch, T. (author), Paul, K.I. (author)
Electronic travel aids (ETAs) can potentially increase the safety and comfort of blind users by detecting and displaying obstacles outside the range of the white cane. In a series of experiments, we aim to balance the amount of information displayed and the comprehensibility of the information taking into account the risk of information overload...
article 2017
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Koijck, L.A. (author), Toet, A. (author), van Erp, J.B.F. (author)
Previous research has shown that odorants consistently evoke associations with textures and their tactile properties like smoothness and roughness. Also, it has been observed that olfaction can modulate tactile perception. We therefore hypothesized that tactile roughness perception may be biased towards the somatosensory connotation of an...
article 2015
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van Erp, J.B.F. (author), Toet, A. (author)
Touch is our primary non-verbal communication channel for conveying intimate emotions and as such essential for our physical and emotional wellbeing. In our digital age, human social interaction is often mediated. However, even though there is increasing evidence that mediated touch affords affective communication, current communication systems ...
article 2015
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Zhang, S. (author), Rodriguez Urribarri, A. (author), Morales Hurtado, M. (author), Zeng, X. (author), van der Heide, E. (author)
To control tactile friction, that is the friction between fingertip and counter-body, the role of surface texture is required to be unveiled and defined. In this research, an experimental approach is used based on measuring tactile friction for directional texture (grooved channel) with varying depths. For a reference surface, in this current...
article 2015
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Hancock, P.A. (author), Lawson, B. (author), Cholewiak, R. (author), Elliott, L.R. (author), van Erp, J.B.F. (author), Mortimer, B.J.P. (author), Rupert, A. (author), Redden, E.S. (author)
Tactile displays promise to improve the information-processing capacity of operators, especially when used in conjunction with visual and auditory displays. In this article, we describe current applications and future directions in tactile cuing. © 2015 by Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. All rights reserved.
article 2015
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van Erp, J.B.F. (author), Toet, A. (author), Janssen, J.B. (author)
Multi-sensory warnings can potentially enhance risk communication. Hereto we investigated how temporal signal parameters affect perceived urgency within and across modalities. In an experiment, 78 observers rated the perceived urgency of uni-, bi-, and/or tri-modal stimuli as function of 25 combinations of pulse duration (range 100–1600 ms) and...
article 2015
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van Erp, J.B.F. (author), Philippi, T.G. (author), Werkhoven, P.J. (author)
Researchers have reported that audiovisual object presentation improves memory encoding of object identity in comparison to either auditory or visual object presentation. However, multisensory memory effects on retrieval, on object location, and of other multisensory combinations are yet unknown. We investigated the effects of visuotactile...
conference paper 2014
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Thurlings, M.E. (author), Brouwer, A.M. (author), van Erp, J.B.F. (author), Werkhoven, P.J. (author)
Gaze-independent event-related potential (ERP) based brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) yield relatively low BCI performance and traditionally employ unimodal stimuli. Bimodal ERP-BCIs may increase BCI performance due to multisensory integration or summation in the brain. An additional advantage of bimodal BCIs may be that the user can choose...
article 2014
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van Erp, J.B.F. (author), Brouwer, A.M. (author)
Brain Computer Interfaces (BCIs) rely on the user's brain activity to control equipment or computer devices. Many BCIs are based on imagined movement (called active BCIs) or the fact that brain patterns differ in reaction to relevant or attended stimuli in comparison to irrelevant or unattended stimuli (called reactive BCIs). Traditionally BCIs...
conference paper 2014
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Haas, E.C. (author), van Erp, J.B.F. (author)
Multimodal warnings incorporate audio and/or skin-based (tactile) cues to supplement or replace visual cues in environments where the user’s visual perception is busy, impaired, or nonexistent. This paper describes characteristics of audio, tactile, and multimodal warning displays and their role in risk communications. The authors demonstrate...
article 2014
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Thurlings, M.E. (author), van Erp, J.B.F. (author), Brouwer, A.M. (author), Werkhoven, P.J. (author)
When using brain–computer interfaces (BCIs) to control a game, the BCI may have to compete with gaming tasks for the same perceptual and cognitive resources.We investigated: 1) if and to what extent event-related potentials (ERPs) and ERP–BCI performance are affected in a dual-task situation; and 2) if these effects are an area function of the...
article 2013
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Dijk, E.O. (author), Nijholt, A. (author), van Erp, J.B.F. (author), van Wolferen, G. (author), Kuyper, E. (author)
Stimulation of the tactile sense or the hearing sense can be used to improve a person's health and well-being. For example, to make someone relax, feel better or sleep better. In this position paper, we present the concept of auditory-tactile stimulation for health and well-being. Through carefully selected audio-tactile stimuli a person's...
article 2013
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Hancock, P.A. (author), Mercado, J.E. (author), Merlo, J. (author), van Erp, J.B.F. (author)
The present experiment tested 60 individuals on a multiple screen, visual target detection task. Using a within-participant design, individuals received no-cue augmentation, an augmenting tactile cue alone, an augmenting auditory cue alone or both of the latter augmentations in combination. Results showed significant and substantive improvements...
article 2013
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de Korte, E.M. (author), Huysmans, M.A. (author), de Jong, A.M. (author), van de Ven, J.G.M. (author), Ruijsendaal, M. (author)
This study investigated the effects of non-obtrusive feedback on continuous lifted hand/finger behaviour, task performance and comfort. In an experiment with 24 participants the effects of two visual and two tactile feedback signals were compared to a no-feedback condition in a computer task. Results from the objective measures showed that all...
article 2012
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Thurlings, M.E. (author), Brouwer, A.M. (author), van Erp, J.B.F. (author), Blankertz, B. (author), Werkhoven, P.J. (author)
Event-related potential (ERP)-based brain–computer interfaces (BCIs) employ differences in brain responses to attended and ignored stimuli. Typically, visual stimuli are used. Tactile stimuli have recently been suggested as a gaze-independent alternative. Bimodal stimuli could evoke additional brain activity due to multisensory integration which...
article 2012
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Smets, N.J.J.M. (author), te Brake, G.M. (author), Buurman, T.M. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), van Oostendorp, H. (author)
For surveillance and rescue operations, human navigation and situation awareness should be well-supported. However, proper testing of new and innovative mobile support is hard for such operations. Evaluations in field settings are expensive, difficult to control, potentially dangerous, and may sometimes be impossible to execute. Using a virtual...
article 2011
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