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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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Latest development in Hapics technology includes invisible 3-D haptic shape using ultrasound that can be seen and felt.
The Opera Mediaworks SDK utilizes TouchSense Engage to manage haptic synchronization with its Instant-Play HD mobile video via a small library plug-in.
A search of scientific databases (for example, PsycINFO, PubMed, Google Scholar, Science Direct) yielded 24 tests published over the past 67 years that matched our inclusion criteria: tests performed in the haptic modality (active or guided conditions of touch, with no reliance on vision); publication in a scientific journal or manual; stimulation of the cognitive and perceptual-motor sphere; use of tactile (that is, manually explorable) 2-D or 3-D material; participation of visually impaired individuals or sighted individuals wearing blindfolds or both; and reporting of validity or reliability measures.
The typical driver wake-up time of the device is <30oS which helps to reduce latency and provides a fast haptic response.
The story's second moment is of horror and emerges as a shift in the haptic condition: when she sees her husband's pornographic material, the choker feels "cold as ice" (121).
Teleoperators and other haptic technologies are computer-based interfaces that function by providing feedback to the human sense of touch.
Key words: Haptic Interface, shape, texture, roughness, exploration, control, constrained motion, free motion
With this review as a foundation, we present our Haptic Soundscapes research, which builds on the concepts of tactile mapping and extends them through the use of auditory and haptic devices that can deliver cues and communicate spatial information to the blind and visually impaired.
The device also will be used as a controller for different types of synthesis and haptic feedback.
BASF sells both the chemicals and the patented foam process technique that is said to enhance the durability and haptic (comfort) properties of the new foam.
The two basic functions of a Virtual Environment (VE) development toolkit are managing different display devices (such as head-mounted displays, stereoscopic projection displays and haptic displays) and handling input devices (such as motion trackers, dials and buttons).
By using virtual graphics, three-dimensional maps, textual annotations, auditory information, and haptic (touch) sensations in a coordinated real-time presentation, AR brings together a variety of technologies to display information to individuals in a way that instantly applies to a given task or situation.