tactor


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tac·tor

(tak'tŏr, -tōr),
A tactile end organ.
[L. one who or that which touches]

tactor

see TANGORECEPTOR.
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In addition, an audible tone and a vibratory tactor "buzzed" to indicate changes between hand and arm mode, moving into or out of standby, changing grip, and changing grip pressure.
Participants were wearing a wristband with one tactor attached on each side of the wrist (see Figure 2).
In addition, an audible, vibratory tactor "buzzed" to indicate changing between hand and arm modes, moving into or out of standby mode, changing grips, and changing grip pressure.
The anterior transducer was at midwidth position just anterior to the metatarsal head position, and the medial and lateral transducers, respectively, at the most medial and lateral border of the foot in a position located slightly posterior to the anterior tactor. Small adjustments were made in a limited number of cases in which the foot design prevented the transducers from producing adequate signal for operation.
Lastly, the DEKA Arm has a tactor that provides vibratory feedback for detection of changes in grip pressure.