Enhancing the Virtual Training Tool

Introducing Artificial Touch and Smell
  • Gaetano Canepa
Part of the Defense Research Series book series (DRSS, volume 6)


This paper focuses on some of the possible applications of smell and touch to virtual reality training tools. In the first part the author will specify the characteristics and the problems of realizing artificial smell and touch systems. After, he will introduce some studies where he or the research centers where he works are directly involved. Most of the studies are just at the beginning.


Virtual Reality Virtual Environment Tactile Sensor Virtual Patient Training Tool 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gaetano Canepa
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  1. 1.Centro “E. Piaggio”Università di PisaPisaItaly

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