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Haptics in 2020s: Three Trends to Watch

by David Birnbaum, Head of Design Strategy and Outreach
Testing out the Tactile Telerobot at CES 2020
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, and use cases, setting the stage for a vibrant, growing haptic ecosystem in the next decade and beyond. In fact, according to the Wall Street Journal’s CES…
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 product with haptic feedback.  But jumping into developing…
October 23, 2019

Haptics in Gaming: Coming of Age

By Chris Ullrich, CTO at Immersion
When I started my career in haptics over 20 years ago, I worked mostly on military and industrial virtual reality systems with high quality (and expensive) haptic feedback. When Sony put haptics in the DualShock…
June 12, 2018

The Future of Haptics

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,…