Phorm: Tactile Keyboard iPad Case

The Phorm iPad mini case adds tactile feedback to your iPad’s virtual onscreen keyboard and can be turned on and off with a simple switch:

It’s impossible to tell how well this works without having tried it, but it looks intriguing nonetheless. Bringing tactile feedback to touchscreens used to be a rather popular topic in HCI research a few years back. Reminds me of Chris Harrison’s pneumatically actuated buttons.