Book 1

Haptic Rendering

Haptic Rendering

CRC Press. 2008

For a long time, human beings have dreamed of a virtual world where it is possible to interact with synthetic entities as if they were real. It has been shown that the ability to touch virtual objects increases the sense of presence in virtual environments. This book provides an authoritative overview of state-of-theart haptic rendering algorithms

Learning WatchKit Programming

Learning WatchKit Programming

Addison-Wesley Professional. 2015

Create Breakthrough Apple Watch Apps with the WatchKit Framework With its Apple Watch and WatchKit framework, Apple is challenging developers to build exciting and innovative apps for Apple Watch. iOS developers who master Apple Watch programming now will have the same huge “early mover” advantage that early iPhone developers enjoyed. Learning WatchKit Programming is a complete, hands-on tutorial for all iOS developers who are ready to design and build tomorrow’s hottest new wearable apps....

Proceedings of the 20th Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2018)

Proceedings of the 20th Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2018)

Springer. 2018

This book presents the proceedings of the 20th Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2018), held on August 26-30, 2018, in Florence, Italy. By highlighting the latest theories and models, as well as cutting-edge technologies and applications, and by combining findings from a range of disciplines including engineering, design, robotics, healthcare, management, computer science, human biology and behavioral science, it provides researchers and practitioners alike with a...

Assistive Technologies in Smart Cities

Assistive Technologies in Smart Cities

BoD – Books on Demand. 2018

Cities are the places where the greatest technological advances will take place in the near future, and important efforts are being directed towards autonomy and independence for each and every citizen. However, these efforts are rarely coordinated or integrated among governments, citizens, and private firms. In this book, assistive technology solutions are approached considering the smart cities scenario. The book discusses how assistive technologies can be adapted to this new reality. In...

Informatics, Management and Technology in Healthcare

Informatics, Management and Technology in Healthcare

IOS Press. 2013

Biomedical informatics is becoming increasingly important as healthcare organizations worldwide implement biomedical informatics applications as part of their continued effort to improve the effectiveness of patient care and the efficiency of service delivery. This book presents the full papers delivered at the 2013 International Conference on Informatics, Management and Technology in Healthcare (ICIMTH 2013), held in Athens, Greece, in July 2013. The scope of biomedical informatics is very...