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Contributions à la dissémination d'informations haptiques dans un environnement multimodal

Abstract : Most of cumputer interfaces mostly rely on vision to transmit information to users. However some situations require interaction techniques allowing to display information in a non visual manner. We studied solutions using the sense of touch. After an overview of the interface design domain, in particular the notion of multimodality, we focussed on a particular modality: haptics, that uses the sense of touch. Our contribution to this domain begins with the design and the evaluation of tactile icons that allows to encode information with pin matrices. They have been used in a guidance system to help users to explore geometric shapes thanks to the sense of touch. We also designed and evaluated force feedback icons that use a robot arm. These two icon systems have been used in an electric circuits exploration application. This application allows visually impaired users and sighted users to explore electric schematics together in collaboration. They are provided visual and haptic information to understand circuits' shapes and components. This application uses a software architecture we design and detailed. This architecture provides building blocks to ease the design and development of multimodal applications, and especially applications using haptic feedback.
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Thomas Pietrzak. Contributions à la dissémination d'informations haptiques dans un environnement multimodal. Interface homme-machine [cs.HC]. Université Paul Verlaine - Metz, 2008. Français. ⟨NNT : 2008METZ017S⟩. ⟨tel-01752583v2⟩



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