Hapnotic Technology in Web Design
Hapnotic feedback is the growing technology in the web designing industry which is being adopted by numerous web owners for providing great and ultimate user experience to the visitors and potential customers. Hapnotic is a term which is derived from Haptic and a collective form of Haptic and Hypnotic.
It is the growing trend among web designers which uses the sense of touch in a user interface like virtual keyboard, whose individual keys gives the tactile feedback while pressing it. We are surrounded by haptic technology in our daily life, when our smart phones vibrate with an email notification or we enter the wrong password.
The idea about the haptic technology came from the video games which we have must experienced at the time of playing it in form of vibrations in the handlebars. From there, this technology made its way into web and mobile application design. It is useful in the cases of absence of sufficient visual data or we have to provide the user with sense of situations.
Here are some major benefits offered by haptic for enhanced experience:
- Enhance usability: Haptic is able to create 3D experiences by offering a sense of touch to its users which improve usability due to involvement of touch, sight and sound.
- Feel reality: It allows the user to feel the action and a nuance of the application with the involvement of senses which is turn creates a sense of realism for the user.
- Information accessibility: This sense of touch allows for more information to our brains when audio or video confirmation is not enough which leads to more assured user experience.
After knowing about the facts of this significant Haptic feedback, many designers and online marketers are trying to search the ways to incorporate this technology to further enhance user experience. With the Hapnotic feedback, the users find a new opportunity to handle application through the haptic cues.
So it is necessary for the designers to focus onto the senses as the more sense they will incorporate into the user experience, the more likely they will be liked and remembered by the audience. Haptic feedback enables interactivity in such a way which is not possible for seeing and hearing.