Levesque, V., Oram, L., MacLean, K. E., Colgate, J. E., and Peshkin, M. (2011). “Restoring Physicality to Touch Interaction with Programmable Friction.” In IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE). Las Vegas: IEEE, 2 pages, 2011.
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.