Haptic technology refers to technology which interfaces the user via the sense of touch by applying forces, vibrations and/or motions to the user (Just think of the Wii).
At the SIGGRAPH 2007 computer conference in San Diego, California US, some examples of this technology were presented. Watch this short presentation video.
Some objects created using Phantom Desktop:
Via: technology.newscientist.com | also check: the SIGGRAPH 2007 Papers video, Softimage and Power Cursor.