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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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Without haptic feedback, the blindfolded subjects had to base their guesses on intuition.
This information encodes a representation of obstacles in front of the user; (d) haptic glove: the haptic feedback system consists of a series of dc micromotors attached to the user's glove.
It was an early pioneer in data glove and haptic feedback technology, providing advanced solutions that enable users to capture hand and finger motion and manipulate objects in virtual reality.
However, limitations to surgical training with a haptic feedback simulator were reported in one study; even though haptic feedback enabled a significant improvement in a laparoscopic suturing and knot-tying task with a higher learning rate, the surgeons reached a plateau after 5 h of training with the haptic device [16].
One eye-opening experiment: The Immersive Experience, used to enhance movies, combines 360-degree stereoscopic video, 3D audio (sounds that seem to emanate from specific points in space, no matter how they're played back), haptic feedback (which engages the sense of touch) and augmented reality.
Wearers scan a text line with their finger and receive an audio feedback of the words and a haptic feedback of the layout: start and end of line, new line, and other cues.
There is a touch pad in front of the armrest that provides haptic feedback when the driver touches the surface; it works similar to a computer mouse, directing a cursor across the main screen and allowing points to be selected by making a virtual click.
Jones and colleagues explore the efficacy of a haptic device and a computer simulation in which haptic feedback is provided to students with visual impairments in science classrooms to teach the concepts of heat and pressure that are associated with particle movement.
The opening chapter from the University of Missouri explains how gestures and haptic feedback interfaces using bioelectrical signals can help people with motor disabilities interact with computers, cell phones, and power wheelchairs.
But Immersion as a company went on to be one of the leading providers of haptic feedback tech for touch screens on consumer, service level and corporate devices.
The elongated tips (sizes 2.5, 5.0 and 10 mL) enable complete emptying of all common vessels, while the funnel geometry optimizes haptic feedback and prevents damage to gloves.
Haptic feedback gives a user confirmation, through tactile sensations, that a selection has been made in any type of control system.