Sunday March 29, 2015

Beyond the buzz: why haptics matter

(Rob Fahey/Flickr)

Listen 12:00

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.