Making New Things Possible Through Haptics Discovery

The Immersion Research and Development Group is at the heart of haptic innovation. Their discoveries drive breakthrough product experiences and make new things possible in all areas of haptics development – from gaming, advertising, mobile and beyond. We sat down with Immersion’s Director of Research Manuel Cruz to talk about the team behind the technology… Read more »

Why ‘Engage, Don’t Enrage’ is a Key Tenet for Better User Engagement

With a large percentage of consumer web traffic now attributable to mobile devices, this milestone year-over-year growth also signals changing times for mobile advertisers. As new standards and best practices take shape, there is greater emphasis on brands and technology providers to establish – and uphold — a commitment to enhancing the user experience. Tourtel… Read more »

Bringing Augmented and Virtual Reality to the Mainstream

Last month I had the pleasure of speaking at the Digital Hollywood AR/VR Experience conference, an event focused on the convergence of the entertainment and technology industries. Our panel “360 Video and VR/AR – Content and Advertising – A Cross Platform Experience” discussed the current state of virtual reality and the common challenges of bringing… Read more »

We’re Making Gaming and VR More Realistic with TouchSense® Force Technology

Immersion is making it easier than ever to implement haptics into gaming and virtual reality experiences with the launch of TouchSense® Force Technology. The new solution enables game developers and peripheral manufacturers to take their products to a whole new level and easily create sensations of pushing, pulling, grasping, and pulsing by integrating high-quality touch… Read more »

Study Unveils That TouchSense® Ads Lead to 50% Lift in Brand Favorability

TouchSense Ads make you happy & excited. Touch in mobile advertisements is proving to be a powerful way to engage and connect with consumers. In a study released by IPG Media Labs, MAGNA and Immersion Corporation, TouchSense Ads, ads you can feel, increase users’ sense of connection with brands and elicit strong emotional responses. Compared to… Read more »