Lightweight DextrES VR Gloves Use the Force

Lightweight DextrES VR Gloves Use the Force
Oct-16-18

The DextrES haptic feedback gloves let wearers ‘feel’ the virtual world through a strategic application of force.

Developed by teams coming from EPFL in addition to ETH Zurich, the DextrES gloves offer a unique haptic feedback system which provides an accurate representation of the virtual world without the bulky equipment. The fingers of the gloves are embedded with elastic metal strips separated by a thin insulator. Applying a voltage difference to the metal strips will cause them to stick together, creating a ‘braking force’ which blocks the motions of the fingers in addition to gives the sensation of gripping an object.

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Lightweight DextrES VR Gloves Use the Force