Monday, December 5, 2011

Haptic controlsystem wins Tata Steel Prize

A new haptic control system designed by Oscar van de Ven has won the Tata Steel Prize on November 23, 2011 in Haarlem, the Netherlands. The new haptic control system was designed as a mastersproject at the Technical University of Delft. The haptic feedback in this new system is improved to achieve faster and more accurate interaction. Initiallym the system was designed for production tasks, but the inventor believes that in due time the same technology can be used in medical applications.

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