Haptic Interface

Technologies turn to touch with vibration-based feedback features

Implications - As the expansion of the Internet of Things continues to connect us with an increasing number of objects, products are being designed with haptic feedback that relies on a user's sense of touch to communicate pertinent information. This shift speaks to the progression towards a relationship between consumers and technology that no longer requires an interface, but is instead almost entirely intuitive.
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Wearable Walking Coaches - The Life Balance-Promoting Arki Posture Corrector is a Smart Wristband
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Warm 1,823 Clicks Pub: Dec 1, 14
Wearable Walking Coaches
The Life Balance-Promoting Arki Posture Corrector is a Smart Wristband
This posture corrector isn’t an uncomfortable brace, but a tech-embedded wristband that acts as your walking coach. Developed by Zikto, the Arki can identify the posture of the person wearing... [More]
Sensitive Virtual Reality Suits - Haptic Technology Creates Touchable Experiences in This VR Suit
SCORE: 5.7
Warm 1,564 Clicks Pub: Nov 5, 15
Sensitive Virtual Reality Suits
Haptic Technology Creates Touchable Experiences in This VR Suit
This virtual reality suit uses haptic technology to create VR experiences you can actually feel. Imagine a video game where the player could feel the impact of objects falling around them, or sense... [More]
Haptic Accelerator Pedals - The Mercedes-Benz C350e Gas Pedal Vibrates When Shifting to Gas
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Mild 1,674 Clicks Pub: Sep 18, 15
Haptic Accelerator Pedals
The Mercedes-Benz C350e Gas Pedal Vibrates When Shifting to Gas
The Mercedes-Benz C350e is a plug-in hybrid sedan from the luxury automobile maker that boasts a unique vibrating pedal that provides important driving information to the driver. The first hybrid... [More]
Haptic Gaming Gloves - This Haptic Glove Lets Gamers Feel Virtual Objects
SCORE: 3.5
Mild 1,404 Clicks Pub: Apr 27, 15
Haptic Gaming Gloves
This Haptic Glove Lets Gamers Feel Virtual Objects
The Hands Omni is a haptic glove, developed by a team of engineering students at Rice University, that is capable of making the wearer ‘feel’ virtual objects and environments as if they&#... [More]
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