Tactile Displays: Guidance for Their Design and Application

  title={Tactile Displays: Guidance for Their Design and Application},
  author={Lynette A. Jones and Nadine B. Sarter},
  journal={Human Factors: The Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomic Society},
  pages={111 - 90}
  • L. Jones, N. Sarter
  • Published 1 February 2008
  • Computer Science
  • Human Factors: The Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomic Society
Objective: This article provides an overview of tactile displays. Its goal is to assist human factors practitioners in deciding when and how to employ the sense of touch for the purpose of information representation. The article also identifies important research needs in this area. Background: First attempts to utilize the sense of touch as a medium for communication date back to the late 1950s. For the next 35 years progress in this area was relatively slow, but recent years have seen a surge… 

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