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Development and Improvement of the Visomotriz Coordination: Virtual Game of Learning and Using the Sphero Haptic Device for Alpha Generation

  • David Chilcañán Capelo
  • Milton Escobar Sánchez
  • Chrystian López Hidalgo
  • Daniela Benalcázar Chicaiza
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 721)

Abstract

The haptic devices provide three-dimensional navigation and force feedback and integrates the sense of touch. In the area of education and child growth (5 to 6 years), the components of the psychomotor skills and particularly of the visomotriz coordination, allow to children through the virtual simulation of playful character, the increase and improvement in the handling of objects, the development of thinking toward the achievement of more complex skills such as reading and writing. The objective of this research is to explore the possibility of interaction through the sensory channels of girl children of the Alpha generation, with a virtual environment through physical contact and improve the experiences of learning and enrichment of the perception of the real world based on the virtual simulation, in this case by means of a virtual game using the Sphero haptic device.

Keywords

Psychomotor skills Visomotriz Playful learning Alpha generation Sphero haptic device Virtual game 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Chilcañán Capelo
    • 1
  • Milton Escobar Sánchez
    • 1
  • Chrystian López Hidalgo
    • 1
  • Daniela Benalcázar Chicaiza
    • 2
  1. 1.Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPESangolquíEcuador
  2. 2.Universidad Técnica de Ambato UTAAmbatoEcuador

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