Nice Gestures

Thursday, 9 August
8:30 - 10:15 am
Room 4
Session Chair: Joseph LaViola, University of Central Florida

Wearable Haptic Display to Present Virtual Mass Sensation

A wearable haptic display that presents the weight sensation of a virtual object on the fingerpad without proprioception. This device will provide a new form of ubiquitous haptic interaction.

Kouta Minamizawa
Souichiro Fukamachi
The University of Tokyo
kouta_minamizawa (at)

Hiroyuki Kajimoto
The University of Electro-Communications

Naoki Kawakami
Susumu Tachi
The University of Tokyo

Visualizing Collision Effects Between Penetrating and Non-Penetrating Objects

This novel method for visualizing collision effects between penetrating or non-penetrating objects is useful for virtual sculpting, surgery simulation, games, and generation of special effects.

Carlos Correa
Deborah Silver
Rutgers University
cdcorrea (at)

Subtle Gaze Direction

Combining eye-tracking with subtle image-space modulation, this new technique involuntarily draws an observer's gaze to specific image locations.

Reynold Bailey
Washington University in St. Louis
rjb1 (at)

Ann McNamara
St. Louis University

Cindy Grimm
Washington University in St. Louis

Nisha Sudarsanam
Washington University in St. Louis.

Motion Belts

A novel approach to make visual outlines of motion capture clips. The method is suitable for checking multiple clips at the same time, unfolding the motions into two-dimensional stripes of keyframes.

Hiroshi Yasuda
Ryota Kaihara
Suguru Saito
Masayuki Nakajima
Tokyo Institute of Technology
yasuda (at)

DirectCam: A Gestural System for Animatic Creation

A system that uses optical tracking of hand postures and gestures to allow users to create animatics on large-scale displays for interactive design of rough animation.

Noah Lockwood
Patricio Simari
Patrick Coleman
Karan Singh
University of Toronto
lockwood (at)