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haptics

 [hap´tiks]
the study of the sense of touch.

haptics

/hap·tics/ (-tiks) the study of the sense of touch.

haptics

[hap′tiks]
Etymology: Gk, haptein, to grasp
the science concerned with studying the sense of touch. haptic, adj.

hap·tics

(hap'tiks)
The science concerned with the tactile sense.
[G. haptō, to grasp, touch]
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For the OT application, the stylus of the PHANTOM haptic device is used as the input device.
For example, in machine haptics, surgical telerobots already help humans perform cardiac and abdominal surgery.
In addition, Gentaz & Hatwell (1998) showed that, even in those blind since birth, the variability of gravitational cues was involved in the presence or absence of the haptic oblique effect.
Immersion, the Immersion logo, TouchSense, HD Haptics and Reverb are trademarks of Immersion Corporation in the United States and other countries.
The Lexus ad was enabled for Opera Mediaworks in-app ad network through the integration of Immersions TouchSense Haptic Development Kit and Opera Mediaworks Instant-Play HD mobile video plug-in.
The study presented here explored the efficacy of a haptic device and a computer simulation to teach students with visual impairments about heat and pressure concepts associated with particle movement.
Researchers are beginning to fuse haptics into these virtual trainers.
Damien Charlton, partner at Ward Hadaway, said: "UK Haptics is a fantastic example of the cutting-edge technology emerging and thriving in the region.
With more than 2,600 issued or pending patents, Immersion's technology has been adopted in more than 3 billion digital devices, and provides haptics in mobile, automotive, advertising, gaming, medical and consumer electronics products.
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