At CES this year, Tactus demonstrated the first tactile touchscreen implemented on a standard android tablet. They use a technology called “micro-fluidics” to raise and lower the buttons. Not necessarily game changing as it only offers a preset tactile keyboard but is still really cool nonetheless. Here is an older video from Tactus describing this technology. No hardware partners announced but they expect to ship the first tactile touchscreen phone later this year.
Jan 22 2013
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