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    Abbreviated as KHI, Kinesthetic Haptic Interfaces is a type of haptic interface that exerts controlled forces on the human body using a passive connection that constantly remains in contact with the limbs of the operator. During this time no contact with the virtual object is established. For example, in a surgical procedure simulation the connection may mimic the shape of a surgical tool and remain in constant contact with the user’s hand.