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Of or relating to the sense of touch; tactile.

[Greek haptikos, from haptesthai, to grasp, touch.]


(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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com/research/k7hgmk/5g_and_the_haptic) has announced the addition of the "5G and the Haptic Internet: Emerging Technologies, Solutions and Market Opportunities" report to their offering.
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Pursuant to the agreement, the company said that Continental can now incorporate the advanced haptic technologies for touchscreen, touch pad and touch panel interfaces in its automotive solutions, to improve the usability of in-car interfaces and making it safer for drivers to interact with their systems while driving.
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The haptic robotic hand developed by Hideyuki Nakanishi, an associate professor of adaptive machine systems at Osaka University, along with his colleagues Kazuaki Tanaka and Yuya Wada, contains wires pulled by a servomotor, extending and contracting the fingers and thumb, Discovery News reported.
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