26 Jan '15, 9pm

TorqueScreen: Haptic Feedback On-the-Go

TorqueScreen: Haptic Feedback On-the-Go

If you’ve been keeping your skills fresh with any console video games in the last 15 years (or you’ve acquired a smartphone), you’ll know that “rumble,” or “haptic” feedback plays a key role in augmenting our onscreen (or touch-screen typing) experience. Nevertheless, this sort of rumble feedback is surprisingly boolean, and hasn’t developed into a richer level of precision since it started to be introduced in gaming over 30 years ago. In response, [Martin] and his fellow design teammates at the University of Salzburg, Austria have introduced the TorqueScreen , a mobile haptic attachment that puts a twist on conventional force feedback. At its core the TorqueScreen is a gyroscope attached to a servo with the respective rotational axes in a perpendicular alignment. When the servo rotates the live gyroscope, the user can sense the tablet’s resistance to rotate about the serv...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2015/01/26/torquescreen-haptic-feedba...

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