Published Papers

J.J. Zarate et al, “Keep in Touch: Portable Haptic Display With 192 High Speed Taxels”, CHI 2017, May 2017, Denver, USA

N. Besse, S. Rosset, J. Zarate and H. Shea, “Flexible active skin: large reconfigurable arrays of individually addressed shape memory polymer actuators”, in press, Advanced Materials Technologies (2017)

Zarate and H. Shea, “Using pot-magnets to enable stable and scalable electromagnetic tactile displays”, IEEE Transactions on Haptics (2016) doi: 10.1109/TOH.2016.2591951 <read more>

Leo, F., Cocchi, E., & Brayda, L. (2016). The Effect of Programmable Tactile Displays on Spatial Learning Skills in Children and Adolescents of Different Visual Disability. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. <read more>. Get the PDF here

Nadine Besse, Herbert Shea, Juan Zarate, Samuel Rosset, Luca Brayda. “4×4 SMP demo” Haptics Symposium 2016 conference, April 8-11, 2016 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tonelli, Alessia, Luca Brayda, and Monica Gori. “Depth echolocation task in novices sighted people.” PERCEPTION. Vol. 44. 1 OLIVERS YARD, 55 CITY ROAD, LONDON EC1Y 1SP, ENGLAND: SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD, 2015.

Juan Jose Zarate, Giordano Tosolini, Simona Petroni, Herbert Shea, Massimo De Vittorio, „Optimization of the force and power consumption of a microfabricated magnetic actuator for haptic applications“, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical Get the PDF here

Tonelli, Alessia, Luca Brayda, and Monica Gori. “Task-dependent calibration of auditory spatial perception through environmental visual observation.” Frontiers in systems neuroscience 9 (2015).

Sophie Marchi, Alberto Casu, Franco Bertora, Athanassia Athanassiou, Despina Fragouli. “Highly Magneto-Responsive Elastomeric Films Created by a Two-Step Fabrication Process” (ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7 (34), pp 19112–19118) <read more>

Juan Jose Zarate, Giordano Tosolini, Simona Petroni, Herbert Shea, Massimo De Vittorio, “Design and optimization of microfabricated planar coils for tactile displays”, in Proceedings of International Conference of Micro and Nano Engineering (MNE 2014), Lausanne, Switzerland Get the  PDF here

Wissawin Kunchornsup, Fabrizio Leo, Franco Bertora, Despina Fragouli, Simona Petroni and Luca Giulio Brayda. “Study of Static Tactile Detection Threshold via Pneumatically Driven Polydimethylsiloxane Membrane”, Workshop Tactile/Haptic user interface for Tabletops and Tablets, within ACM Interactive Tabletop and Surfaces (ITS2014), Dresden, Germany. Get the PDF here

Luca Brayda, Claudio Campus, Mariacarla Memeo, and Laura Lucagrossi ,The importance of visual experience, gender and emotion in the assessment of an assistive haptic mouse, IEEE Transactions on Haptics.

Grzegorz Bubak, Alberto Ansaldo, David Gendron, Luca Brayda, Luca Ceseracciu, Davide Ricci , Parylene coated carbon nanotube actuators for tactile stimulation, International conference SPIE Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) XVII.