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Beyond the PlayStation 5

By Chris Ullrich, CTO at Immersion There is tremendous hype surrounding the upcoming launch of the PlayStation 5. Many developers and reviewers have expressed enthusiasm for the haptic capabilities of the DualSense™ controllers.  Godfall Game Director Keith Lee was quoted recently in TheGamer: “What’s exciting about the DualSense controller is the fact that it has stereo vibration in terms of the rumblers, as well as resistance on the…
July 14, 2020

The Haptic Stack – Design Layer

By Chris Ullrich, CTO at Immersion
Over the last few months, I introduced the haptic stack – a conceptual framework that we use at Immersion to think about the key technology components of an engaging haptic experience. As a quick refresher, the stack consists of three…
June 9, 2020

Wellness in the Age of Haptics

By David Birnbaum, Distinguished Staff, Technology Strategy
As I noted in my previous article on the Three Haptic Trends to Watch, haptic wellness will make its way into the mainstream over the next few years. It is…
May 13, 2020

The Haptic Stack – Software Layer

By Chris Ullrich, CTO at Immersion Over the last two months, I introduced the haptic stack – a conceptual framework that we use at Immersion to think about the key technology components of an engaging haptic experience – and described the hardware layer. As a quick…
March 25, 2020

The Haptic Stack – Hardware Layer

By Chris Ullrich, CTO at Immersion
Last month, I introduced the haptic stack, a conceptual framework that we use at Immersion to think about the key technology components of a delightful haptic experience. As a quick refresher, the stack consists of three key layers:…
February 19, 2020

Haptics in 2020s: Three Trends to Watch

by David Birnbaum, Head of Design Strategy and Outreach
The new decade started off with a bang as companies showcased their latest technologies and offerings at CES 2020. Haptics at CES was especially prominent at this year’s show, with many new solutions, devices,…
February 12, 2020

The Haptic Stack

By Chris Ullrich, CTO at Immersion

New use cases for haptic technology in various markets, including automotive, gaming, IoT, PC and virtual reality, has led to more interest in developing haptic experiences and products with haptic feedback.  But jumping into developing…