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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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While some proprioceptive technologies require surgically implanted electrodes, the Rice Haptic Rocker has a simple, noninvasive user interface--a rotating arm that brushes a soft rubber pad over the skin of the arm.
Chemistry and Application Technology Haptic is usually applied on textile substrates based on synthetic fibers.
The system concentrates ultrasound energy at intersections of the real and clone objects, thereby enabling, for example, a cloned hand to actuate a real object in a workspace and a real hand to actuate a cloned object with haptic feedback in a workspace.
Unlike most previous studies, which have either undertaken surveys (on the use of and satisfaction with tests for blind people), or else examined psychometric tools in general (with no specific focus on haptics), the present study was intended to provide a quantitative review of haptic psychometric tests.
In reading Haptic Modernism, Woolf scholars will find themselves more attuned to her pervasive focus on touch.
Some of the major companies dominating the haptic touchscreen industry are Immersion (U.
Touch screen technology is a staple in many of today's electronics, but the haptic technology that drives touch screens suffers slow response times and large battery drains.
2 -- Johnson Electric has unveiled a range of haptic actuator product for touch screen displays and surfaces.
Designated the CLK Series, the energy-free electromechanical device provides consistent, self-guided motion with uniform haptic feedback for automotive touch-sensing HMI applications.
RedHawk's intuitive haptic feedback enables operators to "feel" objects remotely as they manipulate and disarm IEDs.
SPACE)GENEVA, Nov 16 (KUNA) - - The swiss federal institute of technology in Lausanne (EPFL) announced on Wednsday that a haptic screen, which the user can really feel are currently working.
Michael Ondaatje; haptic aesthetics and micropolitical writing.