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Of or relating to the sense of touch; tactile.

[Greek haptikos, from haptesthai, to grasp, touch, of unknown origin.]


(Biology) relating to or based on the sense of touch
[C19: from Greek, from haptein to touch]
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Adj.1.haptic - of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch; "haptic data"; "a tactile reflex"
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You might miss the haptic feedback of more expensive phones, and feel like the camera's low-light performance does not match your photographic ambitions.
In addition, Immersion also announced today that it has filed a complaint in the Fuzhou Intermediate Court in Fuzhou, China against Samsung Investment alleging that certain Samsung touchscreen phones, including the Galaxy S8, infringe three Immersion Chinese patents covering haptic feedback systems and methods in electronic devices.
According to the Verge, "The full-size XZ2 will apparently have a new unique feature that adds haptic feedback to audio, allowing the device to sync vibrations to sound.
The XZ2 will have a feature that will supplement audio with haptic feedback which syncs up with the sound.
In a new paper to be presented June 7 at the World Haptics 2017 conference in Furstenfeldbruck, Germany, O'Malley and colleagues demonstrate that 18 able-bodied test subjects performed significantly better on size-discrimination tests with a prosthetic hand when they received haptic feedback from a simple skin-stretch device on the upper arm.
The data gloves provide haptic feedback and sense knuckle and abduction motion of the human hand.
The unique solution Ultrahaptics offers allows developers to design-in touchless haptic feedback to a wide variety of applications, all of which can be supported by our expert team of technical sales specialists.
Basically, haptic feedback - or haptics - simulates resistance.
According to the company, the Senhance Surgical Robotic System is a multi-port robotic system that brings the advantages of robotic surgery to patients while enabling surgeons with innovative technology such as haptic feedback and eye sensing camera control.
While phones and smart watches can send an alert by vibrating the entire device, Moment uses four motors to allow for different types of haptic feedback depending on what it is trying to say.
The controller also has haptic feedback that warns users if the drone is going too fast or too high.
In response to the drivers touch, the display provides him with active haptic feedback via an impulse of movement which he can feel in the finger.