Category Archives: Gaming/VR

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…
November 22, 2017

Game On: Shaking Up the Gaming Experience at XR Connects

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…
July 25, 2017

Takeaways from E3 2017: Enhancing the Gaming and VR Experience

Last month, the Immersion team hit the ground for E3, the world’s largest event for those in the interactive entertainment industry. I’ve been a gamer most of my life and this is the place to be to engage with others who are passionate about the gaming industry. Every year E3…
June 26, 2017

Bringing Augmented and Virtual Reality to the Mainstream

Last month I had the pleasure of speaking at the Digital Hollywood AR/VR Experience conference, an event focused on the convergence of the entertainment and technology industries. Our panel “360 Video and VR/AR – Content and Advertising – A Cross Platform Experience”…
September 20, 2016

Meet Immersions new, all-in-one SDK for mobile haptics

Now it’s easy for Android developers to add haptic effects to mobile games and app content using Immersion’s new TouchSense SDK for Mobile Apps. This new SDK unifies the functionalities of Immersion’s current TouchSense SDK solutions for Mobile Games and Mobile Video,…
March 10, 2016

Developer Spotlight: Fat Bat Studio Ltd.

Immersion’s mobile games evangelist Bob Heubel recently spoke with Robert Faludi, managing director and graphic designer at Fat Bat Studio Ltd. about the company’s strategy for finding success in the saturated mobile game market. BH: Hi Robert. Tell me a little about…
November 19, 2015

It’s Raining Haptics

Immersion brought in the fall season with a number of big announcements on haptics. Acer, Gameloft, Stoli, Opera, Bandai Namco and Google Play all were a part of a big fall rush for haptics, signaling the growing interest in the adoption of the technology across the ecosystem.…
November 6, 2015

Google Games You Can Feel

[bs_lead]Google Play launches new Games You Can Feel Collection of more than 15 Android mobile games, showcasing the best mobile games using Immersion’s haptic technology.[/bs_lead]
  • Tactile effects intensifying the action and creates a more immersive 
September 2, 2015

Game Trends that are Rocking Our World

Have you played a game on your watch? Have you strapped on a virtual reality headset? Have you had more fun watching someone play a game than playing it yourself? If you’ve answered “yes” to any of these questions, you have experienced some of the new trends rippling across…