Virtual Experiences Laboratory

Feeling the Weight of Calories

Date: Mar 14, 2015 (9 years ago)

Tags: educationhapticshealthvirtual

This system uses a haptic joystick and large-format display to allow users to pick up plates of virtual food. The twist is that the weight perceived is proportional to the caloric density of the food, rather than the physical weight. This supports better reasoning about healthy food choices.