Apple only began embracing this type of technology for its iPhones in 2015 thanks to the Taptic Engine
Apple's proprietary Taptic Engine
, a system also found in the Apple Watch, is a haptic user interface technology that uses vibratory solenoid to reproduce physical a vibration or tapping sensation when the device is touched.
The iPhone 7 has already moved on to a static panel that replicates the sense of a 'click' with a Taptic engine
, and next year, it may move on altogether.
com/Alliedhealthwfs/status/777233621878968321) opined that it could be the Taptic Engine
, while biochemical engineer Kris Janssen (https://twitter.
Apple dropped the headphone jack from the device, creating space for a dual-camera module on the bigger model, while also adding a new taptic engine
and a bigger battery.
Apple Watch also introduces the Taptic Engine
and a built-in
MacRumors also notes that there are also rumors claiming that the 2017 iPhone will be packed with advanced features, like wireless charging, iris scanning technology and an enhanced Taptic engine
, among many others.
The phone gets the Taptic Engine
haptic feedback system found on the Apple Watch.
The iPhone demonstrations started with the 3D Touch - Apple's iteration of Force Touch technology, implementing Taptic engine
on the new, iPhone 6s.
The Apple Watch features two new innovations, Digital crown and Taptic engine
to make the smartwatch experience different from current and announced Android smartwatches.