Why Early Tactile Speech Aids May Have Failed: No Perceptual Integration of Tactile and Auditory Signals

Tactile speech aids, though extensively studied in the 1980’s and 1990’s, never became a commercial success. A hypothesis to explain this failure might be that it is difficult to obtain true perceptual integration of a tactile signal with information from auditory speech: exploitation of tactile cue...

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Main Authors: Aurora Rizza, Alexander V. Terekhov, Guglielmo Montone, Marta Olivetti-Belardinelli, J. Kevin O’Regan
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2018-05-01
Series:Frontiers in Psychology
Online Access:https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00767/full