Haptic

01.11.13
AblePlanet preps a gaming headset with smart haptics, we preview the tech inside (hands-on)
01.11.13

AblePlanet preps a gaming headset with smart haptics, we preview the tech inside (hands-on)

Headsets with vibrating haptics aren't exactly novel -- we've already seen such offerings from Sku...

By D. Wollman,   01.11.13
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11.27.12
Google settles patent lawsuit from Immersion over Motorola use of haptic feedback
11.27.12

Google settles patent lawsuit from Immersion over Motorola use of haptic feedback

Immersion is known for guarding its haptic feedback patents with enthusiasm -- just ask Microsoft,...

By J. Fingas,   11.27.12
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10.16.12
ForcePhone from Nokia Research, HIIT sends positive vibes with a squeeze
10.16.12

ForcePhone from Nokia Research, HIIT sends positive vibes with a squeeze

Most device vibration technology is used as pure feedback -- either confirmation that you've press...

By J. Fingas,   10.16.12
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08.16.12
Nokia patents haptic system to simulate linear motion, assist with navigational route guidance
08.16.12

Nokia patents haptic system to simulate linear motion, assist with navigational route guidance

The crew in Espoo have just added a new patent to the arsenal that promises to add a refined level...

By Z. Lutz,   08.16.12
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08.10.12
Disney's REVEL could turn the whole world into a tactile touchscreen (video)
08.10.12

Disney's REVEL could turn the whole world into a tactile touchscreen (video)

Disney Research think it can go one better on Tactile and Haptic touch displays by using electrica...

By D. Cooper,   08.10.12
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06.25.12
Keio University's Kinect-based Haptic VR system lets you roll your own face flat (video)
06.25.12

Keio University's Kinect-based Haptic VR system lets you roll your own face flat (video)

A research team at Keio University has built a fun haptic virtual reality system that enables you...

By D. Cooper,   06.25.12
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06.15.12
'Free form' lens over mobile display could improve audio and haptics, says Motorola patent filing
06.15.12

'Free form' lens over mobile display could improve audio and haptics, says Motorola patent filing

It's hard to tell exactly what Motorola is thinking of here, but it probably isn't a billowing she...

By S. Sakr,   06.15.12
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05.03.12
Patent application highlights Apple's continued flirtation with haptic feedback
05.03.12

Patent application highlights Apple's continued flirtation with haptic feedback

We could all use a little feedback, right? Even Apple. The company has been toying around with the...

By B. Heater,   05.03.12
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04.09.12
Researchers suggest haptics and audio for discreet password input
04.09.12

Researchers suggest haptics and audio for discreet password input

You can use as complex as a password as you like, but that won't do you much good if someone's able...

By D. Melanson,   04.09.12
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