Meta’s sci-fi haptic glove prototype lets you feel VR objects using air pockets #WearableWednesday
Facebook or, er, Meta, really wants to make a virtual world. These gloves will enhance any virtual reality experience. From The Verge:
At a simplified level, Meta’s haptics prototype is a glove lined with around 15 ridged and inflatable plastic pads known as actuators. The pads are arranged to fit along the wearer’s palm, the underside of their fingers, and their fingertips. The glove also acts as a VR controller. The back features small white markers that let cameras track how the fingers move through space, and it’s got internal sensors that capture how the wearer’s fingers are bending.
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