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2019

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0404, Ultrahaptics, 2017–18

This is a 0404.

{
"label_number": "0404",
"title": "Ultrahaptics, 2017–18",
"description": "A six-inch square transducer board is mounted to the table. A monitor behind it shows bubbles rising and popping. The Ultrahaptics transducer board emits ultrasonic audio waves, a sound frequency inaudible to the human ear but perceptible on the skin. Sound waves become a tactile interface. This innovative technology is created by Ultrahaptics, located in Bristol, United Kingdom.",
"instructions": "Place your hand about ten inches above the board.\n\nFeel the sensation of ultrasonic audio waves against your skin.\n\nThe image on the screen reinforces the effect.",

"tombstone": "Ultrahaptics (Bristol, UK, founded 2013); Ultrasonic transducer array, motion sensor, monitor, electronics; Courtesy of Ultrahaptics"
}

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