Researchers develop 'feel effect' vocabulary to tell stories with sense of touch
Sound effects and visual effects have long been standard tools for entertaining audiences, but even as storytellers increasingly turn to haptic feedback to engage the sense of touch in games, theme park rides and movies, ...
Robots are designed to take a hike with walking poles
Blind lead the way in brave new world of tactile technology
Imagine feeling a slimy jellyfish, a prickly cactus or map directions on your iPad mini Retina display, because that's where tactile technology is headed. But you'll need more than just an index finger to ...
Force sensor integrated into surgical forceps
Samsung's Device and System Research Center present a force sensor integrated into surgical forceps to provide surgeons with a sense of touch in robotically-assisted procedures.
New smartphone app helps blind find their way inside buildings
UltraHaptics—it's magic in the air (w/ Video)
A system that allows users to experience multi-point haptic feedback above an interactive surface without having to touch or hold any device will be unveiled this week [Friday 11 October] at one of the world's ...
Nokia feels out haptic feedback tattoo system for phones
Tacit hand device steers blind to safety (w/ video)
Researchers develop better training for keyhole surgery
Researcher Sanne Botden has improved the training methods for surgeons who perform keyhole operations. At present, a relatively large number of errors are made during surgery of this kind. She defends her ...