Design of a virtual reality training system for micro-robotic cell injection

Faroque, Syafizwan, Horan, Ben, Adam, Husaini and Thomas, Samuel 2015, Design of a virtual reality training system for micro-robotic cell injection, Procedia technology, vol. 20, pp. 185-190, doi: 10.1016/j.protcy.2015.07.030.

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Title Design of a virtual reality training system for micro-robotic cell injection
Author(s) Faroque, Syafizwan
Horan, BenORCID iD for Horan, Ben orcid.org/0000-0002-6723-259X
Adam, Husaini
Thomas, Samuel
Journal name Procedia technology
Volume number 20
Start page 185
End page 190
Total pages 6
Publisher Elsevier
Place of publication Netherlands
Publication date 2015
ISSN 2212-0173
Keyword(s) virtual reality
skills training
cell injection
haptic interface
Summary This paper discusses the design of a virtual reality (VR) training system for micro-robotic cell injection. A brief explanation of cell injection and the challenges associated with the procedure are first presented. This is followed by discussion of the skills required by the bio-operator to achieve successful injection, such as accuracy, trajectory and applied force. The design of the VR system which includes the visual display, input controllers, mapping strategies, haptic guidance and output data is then discussed. Initial evaluation of the VR system is presented including analysis and discussion based on conducted user evaluations. Finally, given the findings of the initial evaluation, this paper concludes that an effective haptically-enabled virtual cell injection training system is feasible, and recommendations for improvement and future work are given.
Notes Proceedings of The 1st International Design Technology Conference, DESTECH2015, Geelong
Language eng
DOI 10.1016/j.protcy.2015.07.030
Field of Research 091302 Automation and Control Engineering
100499 Medical Biotechnology not elsewhere classified
120404 Engineering Systems Design
Socio Economic Objective 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2015, Elsevier
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