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Razer Launches Free Haptic Authoring Tool for Quest, PS5, & More

Razer, the popular peripheral company, today announced the free release of the Interhaptics haptic authoring tool which is designed to make it faster and...

The Five Most Interesting VR Haptic Technologies I’ve Seen in the Last Five Years

Next to sight and sound, haptics are one of the lowest hanging fruits for creating immersion in VR. But beyond the rumble we have...

HaptX’s Latest Haptic Gloves Are Smaller and Cheaper, But Still Bulky and Expensive

HaptX, the company known for its haptic gloves, today announced it's launching pre-orders for HaptX Gloves G1, a cheaper and more refined haptic glove...

HaptX Launches New & Improved DK2 Haptic VR Gloves for Enterprise

HaptX, the company building high-end haptic VR gloves for enterprises, launched its latest model, DK2, which is now available for purchase. The new version...

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...
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