Latest Haptics Stories

2014-07-07 08:25:32

LONDON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Next Generation Haptics on Mobile Devices: Market Analysis and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/networking/wireless/next_generation_haptics_mobile_devices_market_analysis_forecasts.htmlNext Generation Haptics on Mobile Devices: Market Analysis and Forecasts The importance of the user interface as a differentiating feature amongst mobile devices has never been greater...

2014-06-23 08:34:55

Holland Haptics launches Kickstarter campaign for device that allows you to hold hands with your loved ones, wherever they are SAN FRANCISCO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland Haptics, a technology firm headquartered in the Netherlands, today announced the launch of its Kickstarter campaign for Frebble, a device that enables users to hold hands with a loved one, no matter the distance between them. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140623/120436 Photo -...

2014-04-18 23:04:55

Haptic Technology Market research report provides in-depth analysis and categorizes global market on the basis of various applications, devices, touch technologies market & applications. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/haptic-technology-market-443.html (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 According to a new market research report of "Haptic Technology Market for Touchscreen (2013- 2018): By Components (Kinesthetic & Tactile Sensing, Actuators); Technology (Resistive,...

2013-07-31 23:03:10

Midé Technology has released a haptic evaluation kit to demonstrate how piezoelectric haptic actuators are able to provide a higher performance and richer tactile haptic feedback experience. Medford, MA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Midé Technology has unveiled SHIVR™, its line of high performance, low-profile piezoelectric haptic actuators - ideal for phones, tablets and other handheld or body worn devices that require communication through the sense of touch. Currently, magnetic...

New Tablet App Helps Visually Impaired Students With Math
2012-03-06 04:04:14

[ Watch the Video] A new app developed by researchers at Vanderbilt University helps visually impaired students with math problems. The new Android tablet app assists students in algebra, geometry, graphing and other subjects that are hard to comprehend without having normal vision. Jenna Gorlewicz, a graduate student in the Medical and Electromechanical Design Laboratory (MED Lab) at Vanderbilt University, and her adviser Robert Webster, an assistant professor of mechanical...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'