VR experience through an innovative haptic ring

One of the defining aspects of contemporary tech scene, Virtual Reality shows a steady rise among the geeks and techies today. The incredible interaction with the artificial 3D world as facilitated by VR technology has inspired excitement and enthusiasm yet the existent VR technology could not assure a complete realistic experience with VR given the Read more about VR experience through an innovative haptic ring[…]

Kyocera registers trademark Haptivity® for its proprietary touch feeling technology and continues further development

The patented technology Haptivity®, which stands for haptic and activity, is a registered trademark of the Japanese technology company Kyocera in the EU since the beginning of 2016. This step paves the way for Kyocera’s trend-setting plans in the further development of virtual reality applications: So far, the first generation of Haptivity® devices was technically Read more about Kyocera registers trademark Haptivity® for its proprietary touch feeling technology and continues further development[…]

The First Creative Tool for Haptics in Mobile Video

Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR), the leading developer and licensor of touch feedback technology, today announced TouchSense®Design Cloud, a web environment and the first haptic design toolkit that enables designers and editors to create tactile effects for mobile video easily and efficiently. Currently in beta, TouchSense Design Cloud gives creatives the tools and resources they need to design, Read more about The First Creative Tool for Haptics in Mobile Video[…]

Prostate cancer diagnosis aid by incorporated complex haptic technology

The technology, which consists of prosthetic buttocks and rectum with in-built robotic technology, has been developed by scientists at Imperial College London. The idea is the device helps train doctors and nurses to perform rectal examinations by accurately recreating the feel of a rectum, as well as providing feedback on their examination technique. The device contains Read more about Prostate cancer diagnosis aid by incorporated complex haptic technology[…]

Eurohaptics 2016 conference

Eurohaptics 2016 conference, to be held at Imperial College London, UK, July 4-7, 2016, will provide researchers from academia and industry with an opportunity to present ideas and establish contacts with other haptics researchers from around the world.  The conference  will cover all aspects of haptics, including neuroscience, psychophysics, perception, engineering, computing, interactions, virtual reality Read more about Eurohaptics 2016 conference[…]

PolyU develops the first computerized haptic system in nursing education for Nasogastric Tube Placement Training in Hong Kong

The School of Nursing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has recently developed a computerized haptic system for nasogastric tube (NGT) placement training, enabling nursing students to practise NGT insertion in computer-simulated virtual environment. The system, supported by General Research Fund (GRF) under Research Grants Council , is the first computerized haptic system developed Read more about PolyU develops the first computerized haptic system in nursing education for Nasogastric Tube Placement Training in Hong Kong[…]

Wearing and using the haptic technology to alter walking

Health researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University are leading the development of a new haptic device – technology that communicates via vibrations – to aid walking therapy for stroke survivors. They are working with the Open University and Manchester-based technology firm Lucid Innovation to develop the device. The technologies are part of a series of technical Read more about Wearing and using the haptic technology to alter walking[…]

Greater safety and comfort thanks to V2X communication and Haptic Feedback Display

Drawing on a wealth of ideas and innovative prowess, international technology company Continental this year once again won in the competition for the 2016 Automotive INNOVATIONS Award in the “Interface and Connectivity” category. With 16 innovations, Continental generated the most projects in this classification, of which the jury rated nine as being of a particularly Read more about Greater safety and comfort thanks to V2X communication and Haptic Feedback Display[…]

3D Touch, Haptic & Motion mobile advertising

PadSquad, a mobile software and advertising technology firm, today announced the next generation of its innovative mobile rich media ad products with the launch of 3D Touch, Haptic & Motion mobile advertising across its exclusive, premium publisher marketplace. Through the use of these tactile effects, brands are able to create a more meaningful connection with Read more about 3D Touch, Haptic & Motion mobile advertising[…]

SkinHaptics: Ultrasound Focused in the Hand Creates Tactile Sensations

Using your skin as a touchscreen has been brought a step closer after UK scientists successfully created tactile sensations on the palm using ultrasound sent through the hand. The University of Sussex-led study – funded by the Nokia Research Centre and the European Research Council – is the first to find a way for users Read more about SkinHaptics: Ultrasound Focused in the Hand Creates Tactile Sensations[…]

A new breed of haptic headphones

Taction Technology today launched the Taction Kannon, a new breed of haptic headphones that accurately render low frequency audio using vibrations. Using an innovative driver design, the Taction Kannons can render deep bass audio down to 15 Hz, well beyond the capabilities of traditional headphones. For a limited time the Taction Kannons can be ordered Read more about A new breed of haptic headphones[…]