Beyond the buzz: why haptics matter

Haptics designer and inventor David Birnbaum explores the possibilities of modern tactile design beyond buzzing cell phones and rumbling video games.
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We've had buzzing cell phones and rumbling video game controllers for years. But according to haptics designer and inventor David Birnbaum, most gadgets treat our sense of touch as a second-class citizen. He's working to change that, by creating new forms of haptic feedback to humanize technology.

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