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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,...

Haptics Company Exiii is Loaning Its ‘EXOS Wrist’ Haptic Device to Developers for Free

Exiii, a Japan-based startup working in VR haptics, is starting a free rental program across the US and Japan that will let developers go...

Woojer’s Haptic Vest Garners Over $270,000 at Close of Kickstarter Campaign

Woojer, the company behind the haptic belt Strap, launched a Kickstarter campaign late last month for a new haptic vest, dubbed Ryg. Initially targeting a...

Hands-on: 3DHaptics Achieves Compelling Directional Haptics with Simple Hardware

MIRAISENS is Japan-based haptics company which is developing what they call 3DHaptics technology. I got a chance to try their latest demo this week...

HaptX Launches Enterprise-focused Haptic Gloves Dev Kit

HaptX (formerly AxonVR) today unveiled the HaptX Gloves Development Kit, an "industrial-grade" VR haptic glove that uses micro-pneumatics for detailed haptics and delivers force-feedback...
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Researchers Electrically Stimulate Muscles in Haptic Designed for Hands-free AR Input

Researchers at The Human Computer Interaction Lab at Hasso-Plattner-Institut in Potsdam, Germany, published a video recently showing a novel solution to the problem of...

Exiii Raises $750K for Haptic VR Gloves with Force Feedback

Japan-based startuped Exiii, which is developing a pair of haptic gloves with force feedback, has raised $750K for continued R&D, expansion of sales channels,...

High Fidelity & NeoSensory Partner to Launch ‘exoskin’ Haptic Jacket, Coming July 2018

High Fidelity, the open source VR platform founded by Second Life creator Philp Rosedale, and NeoSensory, a Palo Alto-based haptics company, announced they've partnered to...
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