Home Concepts Haptic Mouse: Physical Feedback for Touchscreens

Haptic Mouse: Physical Feedback for Touchscreens

145
0
➡️ More gadgets like this

Haptic Mouse Physical Feedback for Touchscreens

Many touchscreen interfaces support one-way physical interaction. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could feel virtual objects as you work on a touchscreen device? The UMass-Amherst Mechatronics Lab has come up with a haptic mouse for large touchscreens that adds physical feedback to touchscreens.

Haptic Mouse for Large Touchscreens

This handheld robot rests on a large touchscreen surface and lets users feel the boundaries of virtual objects push back on their hand thanks a single wheel in contact with the touchscreen surface. This video shows how the device works.

[Source]

**Disclaimer: Our posts may feature aff links. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases. Please read our disclaimer on how we fund this site.