Vibrotactor-belt on the thigh-directions in the vertical plane Academic Article uri icon


  • This multiple phase research examines the utility of the thigh as a placement for a vibrotactile display in the cockpit. The initial phase of this research is presented hereby. Vibrotactile displays designed to convey horizontal directional waypoints or warnings are commonly situated on the torso of the pilot. Here, an eight-tactors belt prototype fixed around the thigh of a seated operator was used to convey vertical directional waypoints. Localization accuracy was examined. Analysis revealed that vibrotactile cues embracing …

publication date

  • January 1, 2010