Relief Texture Mapping
Relief texture mapping is more often known as relief mapping. The terms are completely interchangeable and identical in meaning.
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Haptics is the study of the sense of touch. There are many parts to touch, and five different types of touch nerve in the nervous system. Here, we look at what goes into detecting texture, how the nerves work, and some initial attempts to interface with them for VR.
Tangent space is sometimes called texture space. It is the co-ordinate systems for one face of any 3D skinned model. Use of tangent space, which this tutorial covers, is necessary to properly map a texture onto part of a 3D shape.
Reproduced with permission of The Wellcome Trust, this article takes a look in depth at the use of VR based limbs, to trick the brain into thinking the limb is still physically there - and make the pain vanish.
An in-depth Gamedev article, containing step by step coding advice for implementing parallax occlusion mapping to textures, such that the simulated heights can even self-occlude.
This book is an attempt to cross-reference the techniques of mapping and charting the physical world, with attempts to chart cyberspace. All of cyberspace, from individual virtual environments, through to the world wide web, as a single cohesive whole, a second world of many worlds, for others to explore, possessing the maps to do so.
Novint Falcon is a commercial grade haptics unit. Essentially, it is a 3D joystick that responds with the full range of force: Weight, shape, texture, dimension, dynamics and force effects.
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A study has been performed on the use of imagination in children as a pain blocker. Whilst not directly connected with VR in pain relief itself, the results do serve to reinforce the position that diverting the child's attention elsewhere during a procedure, utterly diverting it and holding that diversion, is successful in removing the effect of pain.
Tokyo. Quite possibly, the birth place of the true sensor web. Birthing, right now.
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Realism is such a funny word. It can mean precisely emulating the humdrum of normal life, or it can mean increasing immersion, and believability. In this case, its realism of the good kind, the increase in believability thanks to normal map...
A thin-film pressure sensor made of semiconducting nanoparticles detects differences in texture down to the level felt by the human fingertip, an order of magnitude over current generation touch sensors.
This will initially b...
(Press Release) Spiral Graphics Inc. May 24, 2005, announced the immediate availability of Genetica 2, the anticipated new version of its flagship seamless texture editor. Free demo versions of the application can be downloaded from the com...
German-based Sachform Technology (www.sachform.de) has released a suite of textures for use in immersive environments.
August, 18th, 2005, Sensbachtal, Germany ? Sachform Technology (www.sachform.de) is pleased to announce t...
Google said Thursday it was assessing the impact of a new Chinese rule on web mapping services, which state media said could exclude foreign companies from providing such services in the country.
"China recently implemented ...