Tactile Sound: The Overlooked Gateway


One of the main investigative areas at Reactual Labs is tactile sound. So what is tactile sound exactly? It is the sensation of sound transmitted directly to the human body by contact, rather than by sound waves through the ears (tympanic sensation). More specifically, it is sound perceived through bone conduction, through muscles and deep tissue, and via skin sensation. We perceive the vibrations through our haptic senses which include both kinesthetic (muscle) and touch (cutaneous) senses. … [Read more...]