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A method adjusting a user interface experience for a device that includes providing a user interface to retrieve a user input, providing a tactile interface layer that defines a surface and includes a volume of fluid and a displacement device 10 that manipulates the volume of fluid to deform a particular region of the surface into a tactilely distinguishable formation retrieving a user preference between a first type, location, and/or timing and a second embodiment, location, and/or timing through the user interface, and manipulating the volume of fluid to deform a particular region of the surface into a tactilely distinguishable formation of one of the first and second type, location, and/or timing is disclosed.

Title
Method for adjusting the user interface of a device
Application Number
12/830426
Publication Number
8243038 (B2)
Application Date
July 5, 2010
Publication Date
August 14, 2012
Inventor
Nathaniel Mark Saal
Palo Alto
CA, US
Micah B Yairi
Palo Alto
CA, US
Craig Michael Ciesla
Mountain View
CA, US
Agent
Jeffrey Schox
Assignee
Tactus Technologies
CA, US
IPC
G09B 21/00
G08B 6/00
G06F 3/041
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