Immersion: not all wet

Immersion has 2 new prototypes out, on display at the All Things Digital conference.  TouchSense is a haptic keyboard for touchscreen phones.  Users can “feel” the keys, and especially the borders between keys for heads-up or eyes-off typing.  ImmersiveMessaging is a way of creating and sending haptic messages, like a beating heart.  Probably doesn’t have the resolution needed for conventional-sized braille, but may have some use for tactile-only information display.  Really, folks, we’re just doing target practice here until real stuff shows up.

D7 Demo: Immersion | Oliver J. Chiang | D7 Highlights | AllThingsD

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