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World in hand / World in hand

World in hand
World in hand

Any important tactile information could be transmitted by the epoch-making “World in hand” texture transfer mouse via any computerized network so that we could have the real sense of the world!
The “World in hand” is composed of very fine alloy material hexahedral array module while both the magnetostrictive element and the electromagnetic elastic element are connected on the bottom. The semi-conductor heating/cooling coil is on the outside of the module. It could simulate the roughness, hardness and thermal conductivity of the target object. It could be used in e-business and exploration of the celestial body in the outer space, etc.

University

Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University
HangZhou, China

Zizi Chen

Design

Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University
HangZhou, China