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Imagine Feeling Texture On Your Touchscreen

By Gerard @presurfer
Imagine Feeling Texture On Your Touchscreen
Soon you'll not only be able to control a tablet with your fingertips, but you'll actually be able to feel various textures like fabric, sand and water on your touchscreen. Though it may seem like a far-fetched reality, more and more companies are designing prototypes that feature this 'Feel Screen' technology.
Both Disney Research's TeslaTouch and the Swiss scientists at EPFL are working to enhance tablet experiences with the use of electrovibration technology. This innovative software development adds the sensation of texture in relation to the displayed image by implementing sonorous vibrations. Unfortunately, an undesired sensation supplements this advancement - noise.The Presurfer

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