A Virtual Reality System for Occupational Therapy with Hand Motion Capture and Force Feedback

A Pilot Study of System Configuration
  • Kouki NagamuneEmail author
  • Yosuke Uozumi
  • Yoshitada Sakai
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9177)


This study proposes a virtual reality system for occupational therapy with hand motion capture and force feedback. Force feedback is realized by using a vibration motor. In the experiment, the proposed system was applied for three health males. The results with force feedback were close to the setting distance more than the results without force feedback. As a future work, actual working task used in clinical situation should be applied to this system.


Virtual reality Occupational therapy Force feedback 



This work was supported by JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B) Grant Number 25870273.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kouki Nagamune
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yosuke Uozumi
    • 1
  • Yoshitada Sakai
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate School of EngineeringUniversity of FukuiFukuiJapan
  2. 2.Graduate School of MedicineKobe UniversityKobeJapan

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