Carnegie Mellon University
February 09, 2015

Bringing Texture to Flat Touchscreens: New Insight Into How Brain Understands Data From Fingers

By Shilo Rea

Bringing Texture to Flat Touchscreens: New Insight Into How Brain Understands Data From Fingers

Roberta Klatzky, the Charles J. Queenan Jr. Professor of Psychology and Human Computer Interaction, was part of a team that developed a new mathematical model and experimental results on "haptic illusions" that could one day lead to flatscreen displays featuring active touchback technology, such as making your touchscreen's keyboard actually feel like a keyboard. MORE