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

A new app developed by researchers at Vanderbilt University helps visually impaired students with math problems.

2011-08-08 19:33:47

A new tactile technology developed at Disney Research, Pittsburgh (DRP), called Surround Haptics, makes it possible for video game players and film viewers to feel a wide variety of sensations, from the smoothness of a finger being drawn against skin to the jolt of a collision.

2011-05-27 12:42:56

A new research study conducted by University of Miami Frost School of Music's Music Engineering Technology Group touches upon multi-touch surfaces as emerging valuable tools for collaboration, display, interaction, and musical expression.

2011-04-20 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced it has integrated haptics capability to its QTouch® capacitive touch controllers to support buttons, sliders and wheels (BSWs).

2008-12-17 05:30:00

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2008-03-17 13:25:00

Does coffee in a flimsy cup taste worse than coffee in a more substantial cup? Firms such as McDonalds and Starbucks spend millions of dollars every year on disposable packaging, but a new study suggests that trying to skimp in this area might not be worth it.

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2008-03-04 04:35:00

Computers, long used as tools to design and manipulate three-dimensional objects, may soon provide people with a way to sense the texture of those objects or feel how they fit together, thanks to a haptic, or touch-based, interface developed at Carnegie Mellon University.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.