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Immersion’s Challenge Week – Fall 2020 Winners

By Manuel Cruz, VP of Research and UX Immersion has a tradition of bringing our scientists, engineers, business-minded, and creative thinking heads together to participate in an all-out innovation competition twice a year. During Challenge Week, participants work with an assigned team across departments to uncover new applications, innovate concepts, or improve haptic capabilities. The teams work together for a few hours a day to share ideas, collaborate, and combine…
November 10, 2020

What is 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…
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…