the branch of psychology that investigates sensory data and sensation derived from the sense of touch and localized on the skin.
Digital Technology. the study or use of tactile sensations and the sense of touch as a method of interacting with computers and electronic devices: Haptics allows you to feel and manipulate digitized objects in a virtual 3D environment.
- haptic, hap·ti·cal, adjective
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How to use haptics in a sentence
For instance, in the haptics settings on a smartphone, users can turn vibrations on or off.
Instead of a mechanized, abstract rumble, which had about as much personality as the droning school bell that tells us to go to the next class, haptics tech on the Dualsense offers up a veritable symphony of tactile delights.
Instead of making the controller jump around in your hands like an over-caffeinated trout, the advanced haptics technology of the PS5 offers a far more, well, nuanced experience.
Having said that, you simply will not appreciate the wonders of the haptics experience until you feel it for yourself.
Longer term, haptics research might add touch to online shopping, enable new forms of remote medicine and expand the world of virtual reality.Capturing the sense of touch could upgrade prosthetics and our digital lives | Kathiann Kowalski | April 22, 2021 | Science News