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Haptic unlocking?

asked 2018-07-08 19:33:42 +0300

vattuvarg gravatar image

Would it be possible to create a locking system that relies only on haptic (non-visual) feedback?

Could that haptic unlock system give fast access to functions like camera, media playback controls, et cetera?

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Could you please elaborate? Haptics is as I understand it in this context the feedback the device gives the user with short vibrations, but how would that be used as a lock?

luen ( 2018-07-08 23:29:32 +0300 )edit

The vibrations would simply mark that somthing has been done while unlocking. A similar thing happens when pulling down a menu in Sailfish OS.

Simply put: I want a lock that I can unlock without even looking.

vattuvarg ( 2018-07-09 01:10:45 +0300 )edit

OK, I start to see the why, but the how is still quite vague. Do you have some concrete suggestion to how it would look or work?

luen ( 2018-07-09 09:07:00 +0300 )edit

Multitouch combined with direction would be one way. Threefingerleft, onefingerup and twofingerdown.

vattuvarg ( 2018-07-09 13:05:07 +0300 )edit

Swiping from different directions might work too. Infromtop, outatbottom and infromleft.

vattuvarg ( 2018-07-09 13:08:10 +0300 )edit

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answered 2018-07-09 01:35:18 +0300

Filip K. gravatar image

On Xperia this already works since 2.2.0 with the fingerprints.

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