tactile feedback


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tactile feedback

[‚tak·təl ′fēd‚bak]
(computer science)
In haptics, devices that provide a user with the sensations of heat, pressure, and texture.
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Simultaneously, sensors distributed across the exoskeleton would generate the type of tactile feedback needed for the patient's brain to identify the texture, shape and temperature of objects, as well as many features of the surface upon which they walk.
The first commercial application for Bayfol Reflex is the Mophie Pulse grip for the iPod Touch which enables a more interactive gaming experience by adding synchronised and precise tactile feedback that is compatible with most existing games on the device.
Three of the cases were converted to laparotomy, two because of the absence of tactile feedback and a third because of cardiogenic shock secondary to vasopressin (J.
The phone has an extra screen for use with the keyboard sans the tactile feedback. While two screens are nice, a user can easily find himself flipping back and forth between the touch screen for easier navigation and the inner screen for easier typing.
The trigger finger provides tactile feedback the gun is correctly aligned with the holster well, and there is nothing (safety strap, twig) obstructing the trigger.
The new wheel also offers an improved click-to-click scrolling option that results in familiar tactile feedback for each small unit of distance scrolled.
The refined MedClose(TM) is easily administered by a single operator, and provides excellent tactile feedback, re: vessel wall capture.
Using the simple combination of a metal actuator and a permanent magnet, the switch offers excellent tactile feedback that does not degrade over time or use.
In fact, she was a mannequin used along with a prerecorded x-ray image of a real heart, a monitor showing vital signs, and haptic technology to provide tactile feedback during cardiac catheterization.
Even the steering is communicative with lots of tactile feedback. Two levels of trim are available, SE and SX, and all cars get ABS, power steering, power windows, central locking and front and side airbags.
* PushGate switches combine the best properties of mechanical and membrane switches, with sharp, consistent tactile feedback, low profile and environmental sealing.