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  1. High Definition Haptics with Pin Ball from Immersion's Piezo - CES 2010

    by , 01-15-2010 at 01:22 PM

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    Immersion's new piezo electric actuator makes a pin ball game on a tablet pc feel like you are playing on an actual pin ball machine. The tablet pc uses the piezo which is a tiny ceramic slip that sits on a pcb and mounted in the bezel of the laptop. The piezo moves the screen gently. Every touch on the screen feels different, so that the experience now also includes high definition haptic effects. Now pulse, hertz and intensity can be manipulated. Haptics can be used in the automotive environment to keep the driver's eyes on the road by providing tactile feedback from the screen. Mobile phone manufacturers are now using haptics to create a richer mobile phone experience.
  2. Forcefeedback in Devices from Immersion - CES 2010

    by , 01-10-2010 at 02:52 AM

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    Linear actuators and thin strips of piezo are show to Rob. Piezo is the latest technology that creates a pulse across the glass surface of the touchscreen. Immersion provides software development kits that provide a wide variety of different feels and effects to start your development work with electromechanical devices as you make your new product have haptics.