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Designing the Ultimate User Experience with Haptics: Mobile, AR, VR and Beyond

  Curious about what’s next for designers incorporating haptics into their systems and devices? Wonder how a visionary demo can transform the AR experience? XD IMMERSIVE sat down with David Birnbaum, Immersion’s Design Director, to understand the user experience and how studying music led him to make an impact on the industry. Link:

November 26, 2018

The Human Brain: New Study Shows Haptic Exposure Generates Positive Emotion

The human brain is constantly processing a wide variety of ongoing feedback from the world around it and then determining higher-priority experiences based on that feedback to gain a better understanding of any given real-world situation. Understanding the enigma of how the brain experiences visual, auditory, and tactile exposure can add significant wisdom and advantages... October 10, 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, and the journey was extremely uncertain because of... Read more »...

June 12, 2018

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Smart Haptics 2018

San Diego, Calif. – Join Immersion at Smart Haptics 2018, the gathering of multiple industries to explore the future of haptics technology.  Smart Haptics 2018 features presentations from industry leaders, including Immersion’s executives to explores haptics current capabilities, needs, and new innovations. Learn more about haptics in automotive, medical, wearables, IoT, and content. Interested in meeting… Read more »

December 5 -6, 2018


  Songdo, South Korea – Immersion is sponsoring this year’s biennial AsiaHaptics with representatives attending the show during November 16 – 17, 2018. Schedule a meeting to discuss haptics with our representatives at the show.    

November 16-17, 2018

Infinity Film Festival

Beverly Hills, CA – Come visit Immersion’s exhibit at the Infinity Film Festival to explore the haptic space on November 1st and 2nd in The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills.  The Infinity Film Festival brings together Silicon Valley and Hollywood to discuss immersive technology and entertainment. Immersion’s David Birnbaum will join Michel Paquette… Read more »

November 1 - 4, 2018

XD Immersive

San Francisco, CA – Immersion will exhibit “Project ARt” at XD Immersive, the premier international conference dedicated to immersive experience design. During the event, David Birnbaum, Director of User Experience Design, will present on “Tools and Methods for Designing Immersive Touch Interfaces.” Learn about the theory of tactile user interface design, as well as the… Read more »

October 25 - 26, 2018

Digital Hollywood

Santa Monica, CA – Join David Birnbaum, Design Director at Immersion and speakers from Omelet, 3D Paint/FX, Advrtas, Hot Bit VR, and Hourglass Technologies on a panel to discuss The Immersive Experience as Image Maker. Moderated by Cynthia Lieberman from LieberComm. Thursday, October 18, 2018 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR… Read more »

October 16 - 18, 2018