Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller
hns at computer.org
Tue Oct 2 09:23:12 CEST 2007
SIEMENS had shown such a display speaker at CeBIT 2002.
Here a German blog entry with some photos and descriptions:
Am 02.10.2007 um 08:52 schrieb Sven Klomp:
> 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 gmail.com> wrote:
>>> The idea from the Jackito sounded good to me - use the screen
>>> 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
> 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
>> imo the whole idea would get pretty annoying after the initial
>> 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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