Haptic technologies have enriched the ways we interact with people, computing agents and environments [1-3,6-10]. For the visually impaired community, the haptic modality has played a key role in way-finding applications [1,4-5]. Haptic smart cane is an example that has been shaping the way visually impaired people navigate on streets . Similarly, haptic feedback has been explored to assist profoundly deaf people to improve situational awareness and experience a physical dimension of sounds [2,11]. A research team at UCL has been systematically investigating the impact of current available haptic technologies on the daily life of people with physical impairments. Also, the team has been identifying current practices, challenges and design guidelines by conducting a series of co-design workshops with stakeholder groups.
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