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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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In 1987 Jaron Lanier, founder of the visual programming lab through his company developed a range of VR devices, which include the Dataglove and the EyePhone head mounted display.
Quam, "Gesture recognition with a DataGlove," in Proceedings of the IEEE National Aerospace and Electronics Conference (NAECON '90), vol.
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.
For more precise gestures, a DataGlove user can gesture using their fingers," the authors said.
DataGlove: device developed by VPL Research Inc., a glove with sensors that transmit information to a computer in order to track what the hand is doing.
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.