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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2008 (2008), Article ID 369651, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2008/369651
Research Article

Haptic Stylus and Empirical Studies on Braille, Button, and Texture Display

POST-PC Research Group, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Yuseong-Gu, Daejeon 305-700, South Korea

Received 2 September 2007; Revised 16 December 2007; Accepted 24 December 2007

Academic Editor: Daniel Howard

Copyright © 2008 Ki-Uk Kyung et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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