Dialed Tactility

Technology introduces dials and knobs to augment purely digital interfaces

Implications - No matter how elegant the interface, tactile elements add an intuitiveness that digital graphics can't replicate. Referencing the control systems of old-fashioned radios and televisions, technology incorporates dials and knobs with vastly updated functionality compatible with modern software. The introduction of tactile elements into brands' products and interfaces can activate consumers' innate ability to understand through touch.
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Detachable Computer Dials - The 'Studio Dial' Controls the New Microsoft Surface Studio
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Warm 810 Clicks Pub: Oct 26, 16
Detachable Computer Dials
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Quad-HD Design Tablets - The Dell Canvas Boasts a 27 Inch Touchscreen Panel for Design
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This Year and Warm 379 Clicks Pub: Aug 8, 17
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Creative Keyboard Dials - The 'Craft' Keyboard by Logitech Includes a "Creative Input Dial"
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This Quarter and Warm 153 Clicks Pub: Aug 31, 17
Creative Keyboard Dials
The 'Craft' Keyboard by Logitech Includes a "Creative Input Dial"
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Smart Stove Knobs - The 'Klove Knob' Introduces a Smart Assistant for the Kitchen
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This Quarter and Warm 149 Clicks Pub: Aug 31, 17
Smart Stove Knobs
The 'Klove Knob' Introduces a Smart Assistant for the Kitchen
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