haptic technology Archive

Could Project Café’s controller have a rumbling touchscreen?

Remember that patent Nintendo got last January, for a rumbling touchscreen? Back then, we all thought it was going to show up in what is now known as the 3DS (it hadn’t been announced back then, and it was referred to as the “DS 2,” much like we’re calling the Wii’s successor the “Wii 2” […]

Wii successor called ‘Nintendo Feel,’ to feature haptic touchscreen?

The Swedish website Loading has ignited an exciting new round of rumours, coming supposedly from a source close to Nintendo. The most exciting part of their report is that the console’s controller will feature a touchscreen with haptic feedback technology – that is, a touchscreen that allows you to feel textured surfaces. For example, you’d […]