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Haptic technology

New Haptic User Interface Prototype for Smartphones

06.05.2012 – Tactus Technology gave the first public demonstration of Tactile Layer, at the 2012 Display Week in Boston, Massachusetts.  Tactile Layer is a “deformable tactile surface” “with real physical buttons, guidelines, or shapes that rise out of the surface (and recede into invisibility) from any touch screen” In use, Tactile Layer would be installed into devices by replacing a “layer of the already existing display stack” thus not changing the thickness of the device.  Tactile Layer utilizes microfluidic technology to create physical buttons on the surface of the screen which “users

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