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Design and Implementation of the Rutgers HAVEN

Dr. Tim Edmunds

Monday, September 24, 2007, 01:00pm - 02:00pm

Rutgers University, Department of Computer Science

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The Rutgers HAVEN (Haptic, Auditory, and Visual Environment) is a facility designed from the ground up to support multisensory interactive applications. The facility is a primarily single-user environment intended to be reconfigurable for a variety of interactive applications. To this end, the HAVEN incorporates a wide range of sensors, including motion trackers, a stereo-vision camera, pressure pads, force-sensors, and microphones, as well as multisensory output devices such as large-screen and table-top projection, multi-channel audio, and haptic peripherals. In my talk, I will describe the design of the HAVEN, including the installed devices and our methods of integrating the capabilities of multiple sensors and rendering devices. I will discuss the distributed architecture we developed to coordinate multi-modal rendering from different systems, and I will describe some of the applications we have implemented using the capabilities of the HAVEN.

Background Reading:

An Event Architecture for Distributed Interactive Multisensory Rendering, SMAR, 2006:
http://www.research.rutgers.edu/~tedmunds/index.html#ismar06

Dr. Tim Edmunds