LA Times Festival of Books

University of Southern California – David Birnbaum, Director of UX Design presents “How touch technology brings vibrant realism to the digital world” at the 2018 LA Times Festival of Books.

Join him as he shares his views on using touch in AR and VR, and how this will change our future interactions. At the event, Immersion will also demonstrate a social interaction experience prototype created with touch and mobile devices in augmented reality.  Experience what is soon to come in digital interactions – See David Birnbaum speak at LA Times Festival of Books.



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IEEE Haptics Symposium 2018

San Francisco, CA – Immersion presents “Advancing haptic design: focusing on human interpretations of tactile effects” at this year’s IEEE Haptics Symposium 2018 event.

Visit us to learn about concepts and ideas for designers exploring the possibilities available to them in this digital touch-enhanced world.

We will discuss tips for improving haptic design, such as:

  • Highlight positive events
  • Focus on key elements in message
  • Emphasize movement and function


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Smart Haptics 2017

Smart Haptics 2017

San Diego, CA – Smart Haptics 2017 is the first industry-driven conference bringing together multiple industries to explore where the haptics industry is headed. Join us at this important event and hear David Birnbaum discuss, “How Sensory Advertising and New Technologies Like VR, 360 video, and Haptics can Make Stories Come to Life.”

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Festival of Media LATAM

Turnberry Isle, Miami, FL — Festival of Media LatAm welcomes influential media minds for three days of awards, conference sessions, and networking. This event is looking to solve, inspire, and educate the key issues affecting todays advertisers. More than 1,200 delegates including global agency CEOs and 200 of the world’s biggest brands will debate trends and insights dominating the Latin American media industry.

Immersion is excited to align with Festival of Media to be an Event Partner at the 2017 event.

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Adobe MAX 2017


Las Vegas, Nevada — Adobe MAX is the largest and fastest growing creative conference where over 11,000 creative professionals come together to learn in 300 educational sessions under 5 tracks.

Immersion creates digital experiences with touch – connecting brands to audiences with real, engaging and memorable experiences, right in the palm of their hands. The company makes this all possible by with its TouchSense haptic technology – enabled in the cloud, for content to be delivered right to the mobile devices. Consumers get immersed in the experience. Brands engage with their audience at a deeper level.

Visit us in the exhibit hall at Adobe MAX 2017 Las Vegas to learn more about our haptic design tool for creatives.

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Unity Unite Austin

Austin, TX — Unity Unite is an annual developer conference for Unity–the market leading platform for creating video games, simulations and other interactive 3D, 2D and VR/AR content. Over, 1,700 artists, developers, educators, filmmakers, and researchers will be in attendance. This event offers three days of learning and networking; including advanced hands-on class tutorials, and technical sessions.

At this year’s Unity Unite conference, Immersion will showcase its TouchSense® Force technology for haptic in games and VR.  Come see TouchSense® Force technology in action. Learn how to add advanced haptics to games with a simplified tool that allows you to “draw” curves, set pitch and amplitude in a game design software.

Haptic experts, Matt Tullis, Head of Gaming and VR, and William Rihn, Interaction Design Architecture, will be on stage discuss key concepts to keep in mind as you add haptics to your game.  They will also walk you through a few haptic design scenarios.

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VRDC Fall 2017

San Francisco, California — Presented by the organizers of the Game Developers Conference (GDC), VRDC brings together over 1,000 creators of immersive virtual, augmented, and mixed reality experiences of all kind, to share best practices and demo new technologies. The conference taps expertise from game, entertainment, and tech fields to deliver exciting new developments in producing content for virtual, augmented, and mixed reality entertainment.

At VRDC, Immersion will hold private meetings to demonstrate its TouchSense® Force technology – New haptic technology for peripheral makers, and VR and game developers.  Interested in a product demonstration?  Contact the team at

In addition, Matt Tullis,  Director of Business Development for Gaming and VR and haptic expert will speak on the topic of “Creating Presence in VR: The Importance of Haptics.”  The session is scheduled for Thursday, September 21 at 2:45 p.m. Add it to your schedule here.

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VR Connects Helsinki


Helsinki, Finland – The global VR industry conference.  Bringing together experts from virtual, augmented, and mixed reality, VR Connects focus on the key questions facing the industry.  How to monetize, what are the global trends, managing the technical and design issues, and what is in the future.

At VR Connects, Immersion will be on stage to talk about the realities of VR and how to create a virtual environment that FEELS real. We will also be in the exhibit hall demonstrating the capabilities of TouchSense Force – a design tool that makes programming haptics for VR and Gaming less time consuming for game developers.  Come see us at the show to learn more.

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Cologne, Germany – The game developers event at gamescom – Devcom is a series of events focused around game development, game publishing, networking, and community building.

Join Immersion, as we go on stage to talk about the promise of VR Gaming. In the session, Immersion will discuss the emergence of a fully immersive gaming experience — with haptics.  Learn basic haptic design principles, including the type of haptic effects, as well as design limitations, and get ready for a world where touch is as vital as sight and sound.

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PocketGamer/VR Connects

San Francisco, California – From the makers of Pocket Gamer Connects, comes VR Connects, a brand new event for the VR/AR/MR industry. VR Connects deliver its classy mix of killer content, key speakers, and crucial networking stateside.

The event brings together 500 delegates from across the industry (with a focus on hardware manufacturers, entertainment/game/educational/experiential developers, publishers, investors, media, and more). It combines a lively expo space with 2 days of focused conference tracks spread over 4 tracks and covering the key questions facing the industry (global trends, technical and design issues, monetization & business strategy, future technologies).

Watch Immersion’s business development director and haptic expert, Matt Tullis’ presentation on “Haptics and VR Game Development.” Get a deeper understanding of the science behind how people react to touch, and how the combination of haptic technologies, audio, and visual stimulus can create “presence” and help make a truer VR experience.

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