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dataglove

(ˈdeɪtəˌɡlʌv)
n
a glove connected to a computer and equipped with sensors allowing the actual movements of a person's hand to manipulate virtual objects
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Much of the early research on head-mounted displays and on the DataGlove was sponsored by NASA.
The most successful was the VPL DataGlove released in 1987 by Thomas Zimmerman and Jaron Lanier.
VPL--the VPL company manufactures the popular DataGlove (1985) and the Eyephone HMD (1988)--the first commercially available VR devices.
For more precise gestures, a DataGlove user can gesture using their fingers," the authors said.
Such controls are possible with devices like the DataGlove, but these devices are too restrictive.
Greenleaf of Greenleaf Medical Systems California has created a prototype using a Dataglove and a Macintosh computer to control a telephone receptionist station.
VPL Research has invented and manufactured key VR equipment such as the trademarked DataGlove, DataSuit, and EyePhones.
One of the most innovative motion sensing devices is the VPL Research, Foster City, CA, dataglove and datasuit, which operate with fiber-optic sensors.
The tools of virtual reality are the DataSuit, DataGlove and EyePhones made by VPL Research, Inc.
Autodesk's prototypical cyberspace system involves a 80386-based MS-DOS microcomputer; a head-mounted display (two liquid crystal color display devices with wide-angle optics) and a DataGlove, both developed by VPL Research; a Polhemus 6D Isotrak positioning and head-tracking device; Matrox SM-1281 real-time graphics boards; and software developed at Autodesk.
The data streams from the DataGlove, mouse, and position tracker were collected and processed by PC and sent to the Onyx.
Our research group has explored using a VR interface device - the DataGlove - as a means of collecting dynamic functional movement data.