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Synonyms for haptic

of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch

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Created by Microsoft's hardware group, one of the leaders in force-feedback PC game devices, the SideWinder Force Feedback Wheel offers proven technology, reliability and compatibility with today's hottest games, as well as the realistic styling, feel and ruggedness that racing fanatics demand.
A powerful 16-bit 25MHz processor in the joystick handles all the force-feedback effects without degrading on-screen graphics, unlike force-feedback joysticks that rely on a host PC's CPU to process the effects.
The company is a leader in state-of-the-art whole-hand sensing, force-feedback and real-time 3D-interaction technologies that allow the user to "reach in" and physically interact with simulated computer content.
The Logitech WingMan Formula Force GP, the new standard in USB force-feedback racing wheels, replaces the WingMan(R) Formula(TM) Force with a similar feature set but at a significantly lower price.
In addition to extensive software, the NanoManipulator DP-100 system includes a high-performance, dual-processor graphics workstation connected to the SPM, a SensAble Technologies Phantom Desktop 6DOF interface and force-feedback device, and a dial and pushbutton peripheral unit.
VTi is a leading developer of state-of-the-art whole-hand sensing, force-feedback and real-time 3D-interaction technologies that allow the user to "reach in" and physically interact with simulated computer content.
com, the WingMan Formula Force GP, with TouchSense(tm) force-feedback technology licensed from Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ: IMMR), will carry a suggested retail price of $99.
The NanoFeel(TM) 300 is a force feedback manipulator that allows real-time manipulation to occur when haptics force-feedback technology is applied to the AFM.
Add the Saitek R4 force-feedback wheel to the above chair and you can throw away your real Subaru.
Force-feedback is already in use on joysticks for racing games, but a lack of suitable controllers has stopped the technology spreading much beyond that.
When you fire a gun, for example, a force-feedback joystick kicks back in your hand; with a force-feedback steering wheel, you have to wrestle when making a high-speed turn.
New Devices and Features Demonstrate Breadth of Offering and Ease of Programming Made Possible by SensAble's PHANTOM[R] Force-Feedback Haptic Devices
The force-feedback technology, based on years of Logitech experience as a market-leading developer and provider of force feedback products for the PC, helps provide realism and emotional appeal in gaming.
Its version of force-feedback - a feature once limited to costly military and commercial flight simulators or arcade games - is being built into joysticks for the PC user.