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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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com/2017/09/11/4k-apple-tv-revamped-siri-remote/) MacRumors surmised that the new Siri Remote could come equipped with an iPhone-style Taptic Engine that would provide it with touch-based feedback.
This would make much sense since newer iPhones already have the force touch taptic engine built in.
The handset is now embedded with a Taptic Engine, which provides
An all-new, solid-state Home button is designed to be durable and responsive, and working in tandem with the new Taptic Engine, provides more "precise and customisable" tactile feedback.
3D Touch and Apple's Taptic engine are among the more notable feature upgrades found in this latest round of iPhones, said Andrew Rassweiler, senior director of cost benchmarking services for IHS Technology.
3: The Taptic Engine could mean the death of the ring tone.
The all-new Taptic Engine discreetly delivers a gentle tap on your wrist whenever you receive a notification or message.
Apple also added to the watch a so-called taptic engine, which "taps'' users on the wrist with a tactile sensation when they receive alerts, messages or notifications.
The device makes it possible to pay for purchases with a movement of your wrist, gets you oriented, lets you communicate via something ominously called a Taptic Engine (defined in Apple's marketing copy as "a linear actuator.