data glove

Definitions

Computing

  • noun an electronic glove that fits over a user’s hand and contains sensors that transmit the position of the user’s hand and fingers to a computer, used in virtual reality systems

Electronics

  • A computer input device that is placed over the hand, like a glove. It contains sensors which convert movements into data. Such gloves may also provide tactile feedback, and are used, for instance, in virtual reality applications.
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