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Taptic, haptics, and the body fantastic: The real Apple Watch revolution

Brian S Hall | Oct. 7, 2014
The next user interface requires your body. You will literally feel signals chock-full of timely, contextual data delivered from all manner of touchscreens, gadgets and wearables.

No doubt a similar system will be devised to enable grandparents to hug their grandchild from miles away, or allow traveling parents to stay physically connected with their children.

With computers surrounding us from the time we wake to the time we go to sleep, the potential use cases for haptics grows exponentially. We can't know exactly where this technology takes us, but it's already creating new modes of truly human interactions previously not possible. Our body is the new user interface.


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