Nociception: The sense of pain

This is the last video on my intro to haptics series. In relation to haptics, it’s unlikely we will see pain anywhere in the near future. Yet it can have its useful uses. For example. light pinch to remind you of an important date.  Hope you learned something. Next up, who knows. Maybe one of…

High Quality Pixels Explained (Joke post)

Recently Microsoft announced project scorpio, making the claim of the use of high quality pixels. Techno-babble that doesn’t mean much of anything and has been poked fun at for the last few days. This is my quick take on explaining “high quality pixels”.   With all the hype about high and low quality pixels, I…

Haptics, Senses of Touch – Part 2: Thermoception

  Temperature Part two of my intro to haptics and the senses of temperature. Check out the video, or read below to learn more. Let’s take a look at the sense of temperature. Temperature is of particular interest as it can be used in order to intensify perception of other variables of touch.  For example,…

Intro into Haptics – The True Sense of Touch

working on another series of videos:   Haptics: Understanding the Senses of Touch From mobile phones, video game consoles and personal computers, users are interacting with a multitude of interactive technologies on a daily basis. Interaction through touch is what we call haptics. Most of us likely have used haptic technology through vibrotactile feedback. The…