Vincent Lévesque


Restoring Physicality to Touch Interaction with Programmable Friction

Vincent Lévesque, Louise Oram, Karon MacLean, J. Edward Colgate, Michael A. Peshkin

Proc. International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE) 2011, Las Vegas, IEEE, 2 pages, January 2011.

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Rich tactile interaction with control surfaces has been compromised in the transition to touch interfaces. This paper discusses new haptic effects that restore physicality to touch interaction by dynamically altering a touchscreen's frictional properties.