International Display Workshops General Incorporated Association

9:00 AM - 9:25 AM

[INP3-1(Invited)] Widespread Hapbeat: Tension Based Necklace Type Haptic Display

*Yusuke Yamazaki1, Hironori Mitake1, Akihiko Shirai2, Shoichi Hasegawa1 (1. Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan), 2. GREE, Inc. (Japan))

Haptic Display, Wearable Device, Hapbeat, Music Listening, Virtual Reality

Hapbeat is a wearable haptic device which can easily enhance the immersion of digital contents such as VR, gaming, music, movie, etc. In this paper, I explain a basic mechanism of Hapbeat and a series of challenges to widespread it into the public.