TeslaTouch: electrovibration for touch surfaces

@article{Bau2010TeslaTouchEF,
  title={TeslaTouch: electrovibration for touch surfaces},
  author={Olivier Bau and Ivan Poupyrev and Ali Israr and Chris Harrison},
  journal={Proceedings of the 23nd annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology},
  year={2010}
}
  • O. Bau, I. Poupyrev, Chris Harrison
  • Published 3 October 2010
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the 23nd annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology
We present a new technology for enhancing touch interfaces with tactile feedback. [] Key Method We present the principles of operation and an implementation of the technology. We also report the results of three controlled psychophysical experiments and a subjective user evaluation that describe and characterize users' perception of this technology. We conclude with an exploration of the design space of tactile touch screens using two comparable setups, one based on electrovibration and another on mechanical…
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