Australian Broadcast Corporation: Archaeologies of Touch

Interview with David Parisi, author of Archaeologies of Touch

A material history of haptics technology that raises new questions about the relationship between touch and media

Do you prefer ‘vibrate on’ or ‘vibrate off’? Well, either way—heads up, as we explore the world of haptics. To get the best information from whatever you choose to touch, haptic sensing involves a lot of neural effort. We'll hear about how this sensing has been examined in the past, as well as some speculation on where haptics might go in the future.


Listen to the whole interview.