Hacks and Hackers newsletter July 20 2021:

The art and technology of haptic storytelling

You’ve probably read stories about the Brisbane River, but have you ever *felt* a story about the Brown Snake?

During the Curiocity festival back in March, you might have experienced the Trace, Touch, Feel The Brisbane River installation. If you missed it, we’re excited to let you know it will be returning for a one-off reboot.

The exhibit combines haptic technology that allows you to feel ultrasonic pressure against your hands as you travel along the Brisbane River. Haptics combine with satellite imagery and geospatial data to create both aerial and on-the-ground viewpoints that immerse you within the local geography …


Touch, Feel the Brisbane River – the Art & Science of Haptic Storytelling

Thursday, 22 July 2021
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm AEST
QUT The Cube
2 George St, Brisbane City