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.

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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