Innovation

Photos: See how 'Tapster' robots imitate human touch on mobile devices

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A company called Tapster makes robots that can test out mobile phones before they go to production. Here's the $750 Tapster robot, designed by Jason Huggins. It allows you to test out interactions on real mobile devices by simulating a human finger on a touchscreen.

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Image: Jason Huggins

By Hope Reese

Hope Reese is a writer based in Louisville, Kentucky, currently living in Budapest. Her work has appeared in the Atlantic, the Boston Globe, Vox, Vice and other publications.