By Manu Sainsily, Sr. UI/UX Designer Specialized in XR
Of the five main senses, touch is the most proficient – ‘it’s
the only one capable of simultaneous input and output – which means that it is
the best sense for communication.
One of my colleagues at Immersion,…
By Felipe Almedia, Sr. UX Researcher
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…
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…
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…
By Felipe Almeida, Sr. UX Researcher and Ranjini Raghuveer, Product Manager at Immersion
As the famous Greek philosopher, Heraclitus said, “Change is the only constant in life.”
The whole world has been affected by the COVID 19 pandemic, not excluding the automotive industry.…
By David Birnbaum, Head of Design Strategy and Outreach
Researchers from UC San Diego recently published findings on simulating softness by first calculating how soft or hard a material will feel based on material thickness, stiffness, and surface properties. The…
In the last 25 years, we’ve seen many changes in the field of haptics.
In its early days, haptics was, for the most part, an academic thought that few labs entertained, and few companies were bold enough to try to commercialize. The killer haptic application still unknown,…
Immersion’s Business Development Lead for Gaming, Bob Heubel, recently attended PocketGamer’s XR Connects and talks about the event and what it was like to be a judge for the VR Indie Pitch.
This year I had the pleasure of attending XR Connects Helsinki, a show that brings…
We sat down with Chris Ullrich, Immersion’s VP of Technology to talk about the company has evolved over the last 25 years.
Can you take us through Immersion’s history? How did it get started?
Immersion was founded nearly 25 years ago out of a robotics lab at Stanford University.…
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