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I want to imitate the Apple Watch "success" and "failure" vibration patterns in my custom app.

Does anyone have the following information for the various user experiences

  • Intensity
  • Timing
  • Pattern
  • (direction?)
  • ???
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    As an aside, I am interested in designing a set of vibration patters for non-visual interactions. I am not aware of any published material to date but will be watching the question very closely. – Andrew Martin Sep 26 '16 at 14:42
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    This article seems to have the pattern (success = "tap,tap,tap", failure = "long vibration") – DasBeasto Sep 26 '16 at 14:51
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In watchOS Human Interface Guidelines apple provide audio of "success" and "failure" vibration. https://developer.apple.com/watchos/human-interface-guidelines/interactions/#haptic-feedback

Apple watch use hardware they call taptic engine. Vibration is generated by linear repeating moving.

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Standard haptic feedback patterns are now exposed in iOS 10. Here are some examples in C#/Xamarin

    #region Override Methods
    public override void ViewDidLoad()
    {
        base.ViewDidLoad();
        // Perform any additional setup after loading the view, typically from a nib.
    }
    #endregion

    #region Custom Actions
    partial void ImpactAction(Foundation.NSObject sender)
    {
        // Initialize feedback
        var impact = new UIImpactFeedbackGenerator(UIImpactFeedbackStyle.Heavy);
        impact.Prepare();

        // Trigger feedback
        impact.ImpactOccurred();
    }

    partial void NotificationAction(Foundation.NSObject sender)
    {
        // Initialize feedback
        var notification = new UINotificationFeedbackGenerator();
        notification.Prepare();

        // Trigger feedback
        notification.NotificationOccurred(UINotificationFeedbackType.Error);
    }

    partial void SelectionAction(Foundation.NSObject sender)
    {
        // Initialize feedback
        var selection = new UISelectionFeedbackGenerator();
        selection.Prepare();

        // Trigger feedback
        selection.SelectionChanged();
    }
    #endregion
  • As this is the UX stackexchange, I think an answer that doesn't rely on code snippets would be more appropriate. The question is less "how do I implement", and more "what characteristics of vibration patterns best relay 'success' or 'failure'" – Daniel Brown Apr 21 '17 at 20:00

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