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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

(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.
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The secret behind Iris' magnetic force-feedback technology is the use of active magnetic fields to replicate a very wide variety of forces using software commands.
This technology fundamentally changes the way assets are controlled thus reducing power consumption and providing silent tactile operator force-feedback, all while drastically lowering costs, eliminating maintenance, and significantly reducing the risk of mechanical failure.
There is also evidence that the shape of the force-feedback function has a large influence on the "feel" and may therefore have consequences for the operation's efficiency and user satisfaction.
The participants, who felt the force functions by moving a force-feedback trackball, were asked to rank the force fields in order of satisfaction.
In the Education field the sense of touch and force-feedback can offer great improvements to the existing teaching methods, thus enhancing the quality of education procedures.
JavaTherapy is a unilateral architecture realized with a commercial force-feedback joystick connected to an orthopedic splint attached to the patient's wrist.
Folks at Immersion Corp, San Jose, CA, have been demonstrating installations of their haptic force-feedback technology in consumer cell phones.
Haptic force-feedback devices provide the human operator with tactile cues, adding the sense of touch to existing visual and auditory interfaces.
of Amherst, N.Y., says that its Servo K-beam accelerometer Model 8330A2.5, an analog force-feedback sensor, is well-suited for measurement of low-level acceleration in low-frequency or steady-state environments.