Going forward, people will think of digital touch as something affecting their whole body. 63 percent of the respondents expect smartphones with screens that convey the shape and texture of the digital icons and buttons that they are pressing.

But the ability to feel digital textures might go way beyond the confines of the smartphone screen. In fact, 6 in 10 think wristbands that stimulate the nerves so you can feel any digital object will be available by 2030.