3D Tactile User Interface

December 2013
Technotrends Newsletter;Dec2013, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports on the move of the researchers of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to look for ways that will bring three-dimensional (3D) sense of touch back to simulations.


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