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force feedback

(fōrs fēd-bak'),
Creation of resistive forces in laboratory or surgical robotic controls to simulate tactile sense during training.
See also: haptic.
The physical sensation of resistance, a property being integrated into virtual reality surgical instruments, based on tissue-mechanics data

force feedback

Cybersurgery The physical sensation of resistance, a property being integrated into virtual reality surgical instruments, based on tissue-mechanics data. See Telemedicine, Telesurgery.
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A plane interface is controlled and provide a finger pad with force feedback. Users feel touching a CG object.
Moreover, participants who virtually trained with haptic force feedback (Group III) completed the real osteotomy procedures faster than those who virtually trained but without force feedback.
(ii) On master device 2, the force feedback from master device 1 is bigger than the force feedback from the mobile robot; thus the trainee has greater perception about the command generated by the trainer than about the mobile robot state.
When the operator deviates from this path, the fixture sends force feedback to the joystick or haptic controller to resist the motion and guide the robotic arm back into the proper alignment.
To the best of these authors' knowledge, this is the first investigation in developing real-time force feedback and visual graphical display to deliver Cox flexion-distraction for lumbar spine.
The subject performed virtual grasping trials with five different target objects, while visual (force bar) and electrotactile force feedback were simultaneously provided.
Medical devices providing force feedback are helpful to both doctors and patients.
If a vehicle appears to be entering your path, it provides three layers of warning - visual, audio and gas pedal force feedback - and ultimately can apply brake pressure to help you avoid a collision if you don't take action yourself.'
The company says driver-friendly features include FeatherTouch electric steering, which requires only half the effort of a conventional system and provides 'force feedback' to aid precision.
hardware and accessories such as the officially licensed Wireless Force Feedback
Full-motion technology, force feedback and state-of-the-art control systems are more than enough to make you feel ready enough to challenge Sebastian Vettel and the rest of the pack.
The telerobotics and the environment are simulated by the haptic virtual system that enables the operator to feel the actual force feedback from the virtual environment just as they would from the real environment.