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data glove
Last modified: Monday, February 25, 2002 

A glove equipped with sensors that sense the movements of the hand and interfaces those movements with a computer. Data gloves are commonly used in virtual reality environments where the user sees an image of the data glove and can manipulate the movements of the virtual environment using the glove.

Also see haptic.

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Haptics Community Web Page  
News and information for the Haptics community.

Force Feedback Data Glove
Explains the mechanism of a haptic data glove interface.

Haptic Applications to Virtual Worlds
With the advent of virtual technology it is evident that the world of computers is attempting to imitate the real world.

Human Factors in Haptic Interfaces
An article from the Association for Computing Machinery. (2001)

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