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Experience-Driven Haptics – A Vision for the Future of Gaming and VR

Since then, the dramatic success of the PS5 and the rapid adoption of the new haptic gaming paradigm embodied in the DualSense controllers was surprising even to me. Given this trajectory, it’s now a good time to celebrate success and to remind ourselves of what it is going to take to truly make DualSense the first member of the new gaming paradigm.
November 10, 2020

What are Haptics?

By Felipe Almedia, Sr. UX Researcher
Haptics is traditionally used to describe tactile feedback (i.e., sensations originated solely in the skin) that are provided by consumer devices and electronics to mimic the sense of touch.  The word haptics in itself is derived…
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…