Message from the 1992 inaugural haptics symposium cochairs

J. Edward Colgate*, Bernard Adelstein

*Corresponding author for this work

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In 1992 we organized the first in the series of meetings that have come to be known as the Haptics Symposium. Ours was a modest effort. The "symposium" was really just a pair of sessions at the ASME's Winter Annual Meeting. Nine talks were given. The whole thing lasted a couple of hours. There was no banquet, no entertainment, no committee meetings or workshops. The session wasn't even the largest haptics meeting held that year: a couple of months later it was eclipsed by an SPIE meeting titled "Telemanipulator Technology," boasting 32 papers, two-thirds of which were haptic in nature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHaptics Symposium 2012, HAPTICS 2012 - Proceedings
StatePublished - May 15 2012
Event2012 IEEE Haptics Symposium, HAPTICS 2012 - Vancouver, BC, Canada
Duration: Mar 4 2012Mar 7 2012

Publication series

NameHaptics Symposium 2012, HAPTICS 2012 - Proceedings


Other2012 IEEE Haptics Symposium, HAPTICS 2012
CityVancouver, BC

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Human-Computer Interaction

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