plural noun: haptics
the use of technology that stimulates the senses of touch and motion, especially to reproduce in remote operation or computer simulation the sensations that would be felt by a user interacting directly with physical objects.
“their research is centered on human-computer interaction specifically focusing on wearable computing, haptics, and video games”
the perception of objects by touch and proprioception, especially as involved in nonverbal communication.
“haptics is that subsystem of non-language communication which conveys meaning through physical contact”