Freshly squeezed touch into bits: towards the development of a haptic design palette

@article{Gumtau2006FreshlyST,
  title={Freshly squeezed touch into bits: towards the development of a haptic design palette},
  author={Simone Gumtau},
  journal={Virtual Reality},
  year={2006},
  volume={9},
  pages={250-259}
}
Haptic interfaces have the potential to enhance communication and interaction via the computer—enabling affective expressive interpersonal communication and enriching interaction by haptic feedback. Still, what exactly their potential is and how we can design in order to fulfil it remains topic of contemporary debate. My contribution to this debate shall be to place some of the current developments into a philosophical and cultural context and to introduce social science based methodologies… CONTINUE READING
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