Coming Soon(ish): Touchscreens That Let You Feel

on Tuesday, Feb. 25th

We call them touchscreens, but everything feels the same: like glass. For now.

Electronics manufacture Fujitsu is showing off haptic technology in touchscreens that simulate the experience of actually touching things. Bonnie Cha for Re/Code reports from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona:

Fujitsu… uses ultrasonic vibrations to achieve the process, which the company says allows it to create a more realistic effect of touching something smooth or rough.

To simulate sensation of something slippery or smooth, ultrasonic vibrations from the surface of the display create a high-pressure layer of air between the screen and a person’s fingertip to help reduce friction and create a floating effect.

Now if they can just get all the food pics on Instagram to taste right we’re set.


To Build The VR Education of Tomorrow One Scholar Turns To The Past

There are plenty of folks in the education technology field who are excited about virtual reality as the next great educational tool.



We’re Closer To Our Photorealistic VR Future Than You’d Think (INTERVIEW)

A look into the virtual world of tomorrow with USC researcher Paul Debevec.


Prepare Yourselves For The Personal VR Video Revolution

Virtual Reality is rapidly approaching a watershed moment.

Ralph Echemendia

Spoiler Alert: Hollywood Isn’t Taking Cyber Security Seriously (LA Film Fest)

Tonight at the Los Angeles Film Festival, squeezed in between movies and red carpet events, a symposium on Cyber Security is being held at the Grammy Museum.

Gumroad Rentals H

Rent Video Straight From Social Media Via Gumroad

The people who brought the “Buy Now” button to Twitter are going all-in on film distribution.