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  • Northeastern University’s haptic ball-racket system is one pricey game of paddle ball

    Engadget - 11/15/2012

    We had the chance to check out a couple of student projects at Northeastern University’s fantastically-named Action Lab during a trip to Boston this week. On our quick tour through the facilities, we were shown a haptic controller being used to simulate the act of carrying a cup full of coffee, in order to monitor how people adapt movements to deal with the fluid dynamics of a hypothetical hot beverage inside the equally theoretical cup.