The hype, haplessness and hope of haptics in the COVID-19 era

We owe it to ourselves now and in the future to be deliberate, realistic and hopeful about what touch and technology can do, and what they can’t.

Razer integrates Amazon’s Alexa voice controls and haptic feedback into its gaming platform

Razer, the company that makes high-end hardware and software specifically tailored to gaming enthusiasts, is adding new voice and touch features to its platform to bring it into the next generation of

Video: Smartphone Simulates Sensation Of Buttons On A Touchscreen

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/kddi-touch-haptic-620x469.png" /> Do you miss the feeling of pressing physical buttons when you touch icons or letters on a smartphone

The haptic hoo-haa ultrasound trainer

Dude. This is great. It’s essentially a haptic trans-hoo-haa ultrasound simulator that teaches doctors how to perform an internal examination using an ultrasound wand. The greatest thing is that

A few iPhone patents for you: Karaoke, fancy haptic feedback

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/karaoke.jpg" />Oh, patents. Companies file you all the time, often coming to nothing, yet you still mystify us for some reason. A few i

Your touchscreen phone may someday feature pop-up buttons

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/3dsensor_x220.jpg" alt="screen" />Wow, hats off to some of the eggheads at Carnegie Mellon. They've developed a touchscreen that can actually

You know, the Samsung P3 PMP (now with touchscreen!) doesn't look too bad at all

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/p32.jpg" /> Round two of eliminate the fluff, Samsung edition! This time, we're looking at the Korean corp's P3 portable media player. T

Rumor Mill, please stop: Apple, Immersion met to discuss haptic for iPhone

Apple and Immersion met twice last week to discuss the possibility of incorporating haptic technology into future versions of the iPhone. How do we know? Well, we don’t, duh, but what else can b

Samsung's Anycall Haptic phones beg for your sweet caress

There’s nothing I enjoy more than waking up to a new phone from Samsung that will never come to the US. $%#*6!!! Launched today in SK are the Anycall Haptic phones, SCH-W420 and SPH-W4200, that

Nokia's 'near on perfect' haptic touchscreen technology

Haptic technology sounds simple enough — you press an area of a touchscreen and you feel a little buzz under your finger. That’s supposed to replicate the feeling of pressing a real-life k