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Touchy feely future for tech users

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Technology that interacts with the user through the sense of touch has been evolving over the past decade.

Tailored vibrations on a touchscreen handset, for instance, could help to make them more accessible for visually-impaired people.

Now haptic technology is also allowing medical students to practise hospital procedures on devices with a realistic human "feel".

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