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bHaptics Announces Pre-orders for TactSuit X Series Haptic Vests, Starting at $300

bHaptics, the South Korea-based startup making haptic accessories for VR, today opened pre-orders for two new versions of its TactSuit haptic vests. Starting today, you...

HaptX Secures $1.5M Grant to Build Full-body Haptics for VR & Telepresence Robots

The company behind the force feedback haptic gloves HaptX and research teams from Virginia Tech and University of Florida have secured a $1.5 million...

Military Contractor ECS Awarded Grant to Build VR Army Medic Trainer with Advanced Haptics

Military contractor, Engineering & Computer Simulations (ECS), has received a grant from the federal Small Business Innovation Research program—likely ranging from $500,000 to $1.5 million—to pilot...

Wireality is an Experimental Haptic Feedback Device Using Shoulder-mounted Strings

Carnegie Mellon University researchers published a paper recently that proposes a novel VR haptic feedback device, which unlike strictly hand-worn haptic devices, lets you...

Hands-on: Experiencing Shock & Awe with Teslasuit’s Electro-stimulation Haptics

Teslasuit is a London-based company that makes an enterprise-focused haptic suit like none other I've experienced thus far. I got a chance to go...

Hands-on with TEGway’s VR Thermal Haptics Dev Kit, Launching in March

Korea-based TEGway, developers of a haptic accessory which generates hot and cold temperatures with impressively low latency, plans to launch a wearable VR thermal...

Feelreal VR Scent Mask Hits Roadblock Amidst Crackdown on Flavored Vaping Products

Although the Feelreal scent mask for virtual reality isn't a nicotine vaping system or e-cigarette, it does vaporize aromatic liquids for user inhalation, which...

Ultrahaptics Relaunches as ‘Ultraleap’ After Leap Motion Acquisition

Leap Motion, the optical hand-tracking firm, was acquired by Bristol, UK-based haptics company Ultrahaptics earlier this year. Now, Ultrahaptics is relaunching under a new...

Tactical Haptics to Open Pre-orders for ‘Reactive Grip’ Dev Kits on May 29th

Tactical Haptics, creators of the 'Reactive Grip' controller are due to begin taking dev kit pre-orders on May 29th. Targeting the enterprise and LBE...

FeelReal VR Scent Mask Blasts Past Crowdfunding Goal in First Day

You might have caught a glimpse of the Feelreal mask prototype when it made headlines back at GDC 2015, the smell-o-vision add-on for VR headsets...

Tactical Haptics to Bring ‘Production-Ready’ Haptic VR Controllers to GDC 2019

Tactical Haptics has been working on a unique haptic controller design since its founding in 2013. While we've seen a number of prototypes over...

Haptic VR Gun Accessory ‘ForceTube’ Headed to Kickstarter Later This Month

ProTubeVR, the Marseilles, France-based makers of the titular VR gunstock accessory, is hoping to make a splash later this month with a Kickstarter campaign...

Foldaway Haptics is Making a Thumbstick for VR Controllers That Pushes Back

Switzerland-based Foldaway Haptics is building a haptic joystick with force feedback. The impressive device, which can push back against your finger in any direction,...
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HapTech is Aiming its Electromagnetic Haptics at Military VR Training

HapTech aiming its impressive electromagnetic recoil system toward military VR training. The company recently demonstrated how their haptic tech can scale all the way...

Brilliant Sole Wants to Put a VR Controller in Your Shoes

Moving around in VR environments usually means you'll need to press down on a thumbstick or a touchpad. That's all well and good for now,...
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