The Korean electronics giant has signed a multiyear licensing agreement to use Immersion's touch-feedback technology in its mobile devices.
New haptic processors from Immersion is now available and used in Toshiba's Libretto W100 computer.
Three just-published patent applications hint at the company's future plans. But it could be a while before we see any of the functionality built into iPhones or other Apple devices.
Samsung's latest MP3 player just hit Korea -- with high quality audio and video support, plus a whopping touch-sensitive screen, you've every reason to be interested
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The deal with Immersion settles a nearly year-old lawsuit originally filed against Motorola.
Haptic technology is moving from joysticks and phone buzzers to more ubiquitous applications.
The company is looking to get its hands on a host of patents related to Thunderbolt usage and its iSight camera.
A team of researchers from Japan's University of Tsukuba demonstrates what they can do with haptics by letting users "feel" a remote object.
The brain power in Cupertino, Calif., seems to have no end as another patent application has surfaced that shows Apple's interest in haptic technology for its touch-screen iOS devices.