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Design and Development of Virtual Objects to be Used with Haptic Device for Motor Rehabilitation

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This paper presents design and development of virtual objects to be used with haptic device PHANTOM Omni for motor rehabilitation by incorporating visual and haptic feedback. Developed predominantly for augmentation of motor skill of patient, the objects could also be used for teaching and enhancing writing skill of children. The virtual objects include English alphabets, numbers, string and mazes, and games. The scheme has been evaluated on children from 11 to 14 years age. The experiment gives good results.

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J. Maniya, P. Pathak and B. Mishra, "Design and Development of Virtual Objects to be Used with Haptic Device for Motor Rehabilitation," Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, Vol. 3 No. 10, 2010, pp. 990-997. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2010.310116.

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