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Ultrasound Haptic Devices Can Project Tactile Shapes Into Thin Air

Ultrasound Haptic Devices Can Project Tactile Shapes Into Thin Air

Researchers at the University of Tokyo have demonstrated a device that can create touchable, creepily invisible floating “objects” using focused ultrasound waves. Though the technology is early testing stages, its designers have already expressed an interest in weaponi- I mean, commercialising it for possible use in gaming and design applications….

Scientists Make Bandaid-Sized Flexible Haptic Display

Scientists Make Bandaid-Sized Flexible Haptic Display

A team of Korean and US scientists have developed a new type of display that delivers information via your biggest organ: your skin (yes, I know what you were thinking.) Their new tactile “display” is flexible enough to be rolled up around your finger like a bandaid, and may be…

Japanese Develop “Tangible 3D” Glove

Japanese Develop “Tangible 3D” Glove

We all knew those tacky 3D shades were just the beginning. A Japanese company is claiming to have ditched the geeky glasses and developed realistic 3D imaging technology that, when coupled with their sensor-packed glove, allows you to see and feel images. Yes, you can finally get your mitts on…