FastCompany| CoDesign

BETTER HAPTIC DESIGN COULD TURN SMARTWATCHES INTO SILENT UNIVERSAL COMMUNICATORS, SAYS IMMERSION’S VP OF UX CHRIS ULLRICH.

There’s a disconnect between what wearables can be and what they currently are, says Chris Ullrich, who heads up user experience at Immersion, a firm known for its haptic feedback innovations. Right now, even the most advanced smartwatch is really just a mirror of the smartwatch in your pocket. Your phone receives alerts from the world, and instead of pulling it out the screen in your pocket, you look down at the screen on your wrist.

Read more: http://www.fastcodesign.com/3043795/why-we-need-a-haptic-design-language-for-wearables