The award-winning Geomagic Touch X pushes haptic capabilities to the next level, providing more precise positioning input and high-fidelity force-feedback output.
The award-winning Geomagic Touch X (formerly the Sensable Phantom Desktop) haptic device is an affordable, sophisticated desktop solution that provides precision positioning input, high fidelity force-feedback output, stronger force reactions and lower friction. As with all of the Geomagic haptic devices, Geomagic Touch X is CE certified with a comfortable molded-rubber stylus for long-term use.
The award-winning Geomagic Touch X (formerly Sensable Phantom Desktop) pushes haptic capabilities to the next level, providing more precise positioning input and high-fidelity force-feedback output. For 3D modeling and design, surgical training, virtual assembly and other procedures that require a higher degree of precision, Touch X is an easy-to-use, affordable option.
The Geomagic Touch X haptic devices allow users to feel 3D on-screen objects by applying force feedback on the user’s hand, and the Touch X delivers expanded true-to-life sensations with a more fluid feel and lower friction. Its durability, affordability and accuracy make the Touch X haptic device ideal for commercial, medical and research applications, especially when compactness and portability matter.
Leading OEMs choose the Touch X and integrate it into their products, as its valuable in a number of interactive virtual environments, like surgical simulators and machine component visualization.
Geomagic® Touch™ X (formerly Phantom Desktop) features:
- Portable design and compact footprint
- Compact force feedback workspace
- 6-degree-of-freedom positional sensing
- 3-degree-of-freedom force feedback
- Comfortable molded-rubber stylus
- Automatic workspace calibration
- Two integrated momentary stylus switches
- Stylus-docking inkwell
- Patent protected
- Supports OpenHaptics toolkit with QuickHaptics micro API
- Constructed of metal components and injection-molded carbon fiber reinforced plastics
- CE certified
Geomagic® Touch™ X Haptic Device
The award-winning Geomagic Touch X (formerly Sensable Phantom Desktop) haptic device provides an affordable desktop solution and is ideal for customers who are performing certain types of haptic research. The Touch X provides precision positioning input and high fidelity force-feedback output. Portable design, compact footprint, and simple parallel port interface ensure quick installation and ease-of-use.
See the Technical Specifications below or in PDF.
|Force feedback workspace||~6.4 W x 4.8 H x 4.8 D in > 160 W x 120 H x 120 D mm|
|Footprint (Physical area device base occupies on desk)||5 5/8 W x 7 1/4 D in ~143 W x 184 D mm|
|Weight (device only)||6 lbs 5oz|
|Range of motion||Hand movement pivoting at wrist|
|Nominal position resolution||> 1100 dpi ~ 0.023 mm|
|Backdrive friction||< 0.23 oz (0.06 N)|
|Maximum exertable force at nominal (orthogonal arms) position||1.8 lbf (7.9 N)|
|Continuous exertable force (24 hrs)||0.4 lbf (1.75 N)|
|Stiffness||X axis > 10.8 lbs / in (1.86 N / mm)
Y axis > 13.6 lbs / in (2.35 N / mm)
Z axis > 8.6 lbs / in (1.48 N / mm)
|Inertia (apparent mass at tip)||~0.101 lbm (45 g)|
|Force feedback||x, y, z|
|Position sensing [Stylus gimbal]||x, y, z (digital encoders)
[Pitch, roll, yaw (± 3% linearity potentiometers)
|Interface||Parallel port and FireWire® option*|
|Supported platforms||Intel or AMD-based PCs|
|Applications||Selected Types of Haptic Research, FreeForm®Modeling™system, ClayTools™ system|
The Geomagic Touch X allows surgical interns to perform accurate virtual surgeries and learn the feel of a correct procedure before entering the clinical environment. Its compact design and accurate feel provide a true-to-life experience and field of movement.
Research and Development
Geomagic Touch X is an integral piece in many university- and research center-based haptic applications. Touch X provides the ideal balance of affordability, flexibility and precision that’s important to budget-conscious research projects in fields like medical rehabilitation, biomedical and robotics.
OpenHaptics Toolkit with QuickHaptics micro API
Using the Geomagic Touch X with our QuickHaptics micro API enables rapid program design and deployment. With QuickHaptics you can write a simple graphic/haptics application using 8 lines of programming code instead of 300! Academic version available at no charge.