Fig. 1: Previous shape displays. | Nature Communications

Fig. 1: Previous shape displays.

From: A mechatronic shape display based on auxetic materials

Fig. 1

a shape displays using pin arrays like the Inform prototype6,7,8. b pins can be miniaturized to fit fingertips like in the NormalTouch prototype9,10. c swarm robots can be used also for encounter haptics as sparse shape displays like in the Hapticbots prototype12. d shape displays using hinged platforms like in Robotic Origami13,14,15. e, f deformable shape displays made of elastic materials like NURBSforms or Surflex prototypes20,21,22.

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