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Samsung gets touchy-feely with Immersion haptics tech

The Korean electronics giant has signed a multiyear licensing agreement to use Immersion's touch-feedback technology in its mobile devices.

By Mar. 7, 2013


Immersion unveils new touch-screen haptics processor

New haptic processors from Immersion is now available and used in Toshiba's Libretto W100 computer.

By Aug. 31, 2010


Apple patents point to haptics, fingerprints, RFID

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.

By Jul. 3, 2009


Samsung YP-P3: Music, haptics, capacitive plastics

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

By Dec. 18, 2008


A visit to the heart of European space research

Road Trip 2011: An hour south of Amsterdam, the European Space Agency maintains ESTEC, its primary environmental testing and research hub. This is where ESA readies satellites for space and much more.

By Jun. 24, 2011


Google reaches settlement in haptic-feedback patent suit

The deal with Immersion settles a nearly year-old lawsuit originally filed against Motorola.

By Nov. 27, 2012


Shaking hands with a virtual world

Haptic technology is moving from joysticks and phone buzzers to more ubiquitous applications.

By Mar. 6, 2008


Apple files for new patents on Thunderbolt, iSight

The company is looking to get its hands on a host of patents related to Thunderbolt usage and its iSight camera.

By Aug. 23, 2012


Prototype laser setup lets users 'feel' remote objects

A team of researchers from Japan's University of Tsukuba demonstrates what they can do with haptics by letting users "feel" a remote object.

By Dec. 21, 2009


Apple still exploring haptic touch for iPhones, iPads

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.

By May. 3, 2012