Immersion and Alps Alpine Announce a New Level of Partnership With Active Sensing™ Technology License

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Active Sensing Technology made by Immersion for improved actuator performance and hi-fidelity haptics.

Immersion today announced a new license agreement with ALPS ALPINE Co., Ltd. for the use of Immersion’s Active Sensing™ technology in Alps Alpine’s touch feedback devices. The new Active Sensing technology-enabled product solutions deliver high-quality, high-fidelity and quick-to-respond tactile effects for improved user experiences in automotive human-machine interfaces (HMIs).

“We received positive feedback from our customers at CES 2020 on the product demo that combined Immersion’s Active Sensing technology and Alps Alpine’s actuators and advanced touch surface technologies,” said Yasuo Sasao, Director, Senior Vice President, Engineering, ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD. “We’re excited to grow our collaboration with Immersion and produce additional haptic solutions for the market.”

“This new phase of technology collaboration and product license with Alps Alpine signifies an important milestone for Active Sensing technology,” said Jared Smith, VP of Worldwide Sales at Immersion. “Active Sensing technology will take us to a new level of haptic capabilities and enable many more use cases in the market. We are proud to take this next step with Alps Alpine for the ongoing advancement of haptic technology.”

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