Tactile feedback

09.16.11
RePro3D is a 'touchable' 3D interface that lets you poke pixies (video)
09.16.11

RePro3D is a 'touchable' 3D interface that lets you poke pixies (video)

The illusion of 3D is kind of ruined the moment you reach out and try and grab whatever silly thi...

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05.28.11
Tactile Brush uses sensory illusions to let you feel games, movies
05.28.11

Tactile Brush uses sensory illusions to let you feel games, movies

Poor arachnophobes -- it's bad enough that 3D movies can make it look like swarms of eight-legged...

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05.26.11
KDDI haptic smartphone prototype promises up to seven layers of touch, only shows off two
05.26.11

KDDI haptic smartphone prototype promises up to seven layers of touch, only shows off two

Ah, another possibly vaporous, yet intriguing addition to a long line of haptic patents and proto...

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05.11.11
Touch pad prototype works without movement, makes fingertips feel like they're sliding (video)
05.11.11

Touch pad prototype works without movement, makes fingertips feel like they're sliding (video)

This comes from the same touchy-feely Kajimoto lab in Japan that brought us the tactile kiss tran...

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04.08.11
Enzo's Pinball gets you all touchy-feely with your phone
04.08.11

Enzo's Pinball gets you all touchy-feely with your phone

We got a hands-on sample of Haptify's haptic-powered apps a couple months back and came away intrig...

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11.29.10
MS applies for patent on 'light-induced shape-memory,' a touchscreen that could touch back
11.29.10

MS applies for patent on 'light-induced shape-memory,' a touchscreen that could touch back

Touchscreens are selfish lovers, taking your gentle caresses and impatient taps without offering a...

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11.07.10
Turn your iPhone or iPod touch into a gamepad with stick-on buttons
11.07.10

Turn your iPhone or iPod touch into a gamepad with stick-on buttons

Software developers have been able to do some amazing things with games on portable devices like th...

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08.26.10
AIST's i3Space tactile 3D interface: destroyer of (virtual) worlds
08.26.10

AIST's i3Space tactile 3D interface: destroyer of (virtual) worlds

Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST, to friends) is resp...

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06.09.10
Sony prototypes pressure-sensitive tactile touchscreen, hopes to use it ASAP
06.09.10

Sony prototypes pressure-sensitive tactile touchscreen, hopes to use it ASAP

Sony may come up with some far-out ideas, but the company insists this one's a bit closer to home:...

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