Sven Klomp sven at
Tue Oct 2 08:52:30 CEST 2007

I didn't thought about the subject. Hopefully, nobody will put me on a 
blacklist ;-)

On Tuesday 02 October 2007 00:49, Robin Paulson wrote:
> On 02/10/2007, Shawn Rutledge <shawn.t.rutledge at> wrote:
> > The idea from the Jackito sounded good to me - use the screen surface
> > as the audio transducer, that way if you play a low-frequency sound
> > you can feel it with your fingers.  And it's much lower-power than
> > using the vibrator.  But I'm not sure how you attach a piezo to the
> > screen; maybe the idea is to just vibrate the touchscreen film so as
> > to have lower mass.
> i'm not sure that's a good idea: is the screen designed to take such
> repeated vibrations, they're usually pretty sensitive?
Do you think this applies also for the build-in vibrator (give me another 
name :-) )? I don't hope, that many incoming phone calls will harm my 
I think the two constraints are the battery an the livetime of the motor.

> imo the whole idea would get pretty annoying after the initial novelty
> wore off, and i'm sure most people will disable it pretty quickly
For sure, it will be annoying if you use it for every keystroke while typing a 
message. But for special buttons like hang-up or close an application,  it 
might be very comfortable.


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