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tactile

 [tak´til]
pertaining to touch.

haptic

(hap'tik),
1. Of or pertaining to the sensation of touch or tactile sense.
See also: force feedback.
2. The flexible, looping extension attached to an artificial intraocular lens that stabilizes and centers it within the eye.

haptic

/hap·tic/ (hap´tik) tactile.

haptic

(hăp′tĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to the sense of touch; tactile.

haptic

1. Adj pertaining to the sense of touch. A haptic contact lens is a large lens fitting under the eyelids and covering the white of the eye as well as the cornea.
2. The part that touches. The haptic of an intraocular lens is the peripheral supporting part.

haptic

1. See scleral zone.
2. Pertaining to the sense of touch. See scleral contact lens.

haptic

tactile.
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Its unique haptic feedback feature provides physical feedback so gamers can "feel" a virtual object being touched inside a game.
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Apple is also reportedly thinking of integrating "sensors that can distinguish heavy or light touches on the screen" in subsequent models; this suggests the inclusion of advanced haptic feedback tech.
7,821,493 - "Providing Enhanced Haptic Feedback Effects" concerns creating richer and more natural tactile sensations by ways of controlling inertial actuators generating vibrations in mobile devices.
The focus lies on the generation of a holistic touch experience: auditory, visual, and haptic feedbacks are combined with accurate force sensing for activation and deactivation.
No longer is the ability to interact with the models and haptic feedback only available from an outside view looking in.
The touchpad with active haptic feedback demonstrated a significantly positive effect in the study," says Prof.
The adoption of our technology and solutions in a variety of markets is evidence of how haptic feedback enhances user experience," explains Dennis Sheehan, vice president of marketing for Immersion.
It has been designed the LookAround for Android to be accessible to visually impaired people and uses audio and haptic feedback at all times to alleviate the user navigate the application with ease.
The Haptic Feedback with Bluetooth Low Energy and iOS App Reference Design(TIDA-00266) includes schematic design and layout files, test results, sample code and complete user documentation, as well as a CAD file for a wrist-worn form factor.