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haptic

Dealing with the sense of touch. See haptic interface and Taptic Engine.
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The Global Haptics technology market can be segmented based on applications, technology type, component type and geography.
We considered tests produced over a particularly long timespan, as we took the year in which the very first haptic test (the Tactual Performance Test, 1947) was made available as our starting point.
The horror is complete, and is imaged as a haptic condition: in contrast with the "burning cheek" symbolizing her ecstasy at marriage she now experiences a "cold ecstasy" (131).
One of the evident impact of a haptic interface is capability to yield perceivable attributes of shape and texture of a virtual object (Burdea, 1996), (Srinivasan, 1996).
s arguments resonate with us in our effort to produce effective haptic and auditory maps from GIS data.
Likewise, the mapping of haptic feedback to the degrees of freedom of the interface were intended to imitate the kinesthetic feedback produced by a violin bow moving analogously on a string.
Lastly, Windows NT is linked to the PHANTOM haptic device.
Haptic interfaces allow users to feel various data components that lend themselves to touch or heat sensations.
Some commercial computer games already benefit from early haptic devices, like the force-feedback steering wheels that torque and vibrate on bumpy driving-game roads.
In this major essay, Juhani Pallasmaa puts the case for haptic, sensuous architecture.
For a mere $19,500, consumers can buy a personal haptic interface device known as PHANToM.