Questions tagged [tactile]

Use this tag for tactile technologies, usually known as haptic technologies

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Why do some new POS machines shuffle their number placement in the numpad?

These new capacitive touchpad card swipe machines have input numbers all shuffled up. People with vision-related disabilities use the tactile dot on the number key '5' to get a sense of number ...
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Why are tactile ground surface indicators potential slip hazards?

For those who are not familiar with the technical sounding term for something that you see in normal everyday life in the city, tactile pavings, also known as tactile ground surface indicators (TGSI) ...
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Accessibility in computer games, and designing for them

This is not a recent video (at least it was more than a year ago), but I was very fascinated to watch someone with vision impairment (as the result of cancer) playing a fighting game by listening to ...
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