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HaptX launches HaptX Gloves DK2 to bring true-contact haptics to VR and robotics

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA,  – HaptX Inc. today announced the release of HaptX Gloves DK2, a major upgrade to the world’s most advanced haptic feedback gloves. HaptX Gloves DK2 are the first gloves with true-contact haptics available for purchase. Unlike other haptic gloves which are limited to vibration and force feedback, HaptX Gloves physically displace the user’s skin the way a real object would. They deliver unprecedented realism, with more than 130 points of tactile [...]

By |2021-01-21T20:44:32-08:00January 19th, 2021|Haptics, Technology, Virtual Reality|

HaptX Announces Partnership with Advanced Input Systems and $12 Million Series A Funding

SEATTLE, WA – HaptX, the leading provider of realistic haptic technology, announced a strategic partnership with Advanced Input Systems along with a Series A financing round of $12 million. The financing will fund the production of the next generation of HaptX Gloves, the world’s most realistic haptic gloves for virtual reality and robotics. “Over the past year, we’ve had dozens of world-class companies successfully pilot our HaptX Gloves Development Kit,” said Jake Rubin, Founder [...]

By |2021-01-21T20:53:51-08:00December 19th, 2019|Applications, Technology, Uncategorized, Virtual Reality|

Nissan Design collaborates with HaptX to bring realistic touch to vehicle design

We’ve teamed up with Nissan to enhance their vehicle design process through virtual reality and realistic haptic feedback technology. Nissan’s designers are using HaptX Gloves to touch and interact with 3D models virtually, enabling immersive design reviews that would previously require costly full-scale physical prototypes. “We’re honored to see HaptX Gloves adopted as a tool by Nissan’s world-class design team." - Joe Michaels, HaptX Chief Revenue Officer “We are entering a [...]

By |2020-09-29T15:35:55-07:00March 8th, 2019|Applications, Technology, Uncategorized, Virtual Reality|

HaptX and partners build first robotic hand to transmit touch across the Atlantic

Haptic glove lets human control robotic hand, feel what robot feels HaptX is proud to announce the development of the world’s first haptic telerobotic system that transmits realistic touch feedback to an operator located anywhere in the world. The breakthrough system is the product of our collaboration with shadow Robot Company and SynTouch. ANA Holdings organized our collaboration as part of the AVATAR X initiative. "It truly feels like you’ve reached your arm across the Atlantic, go go gadget [...]

By |2019-03-01T07:32:52-08:00March 1st, 2019|Haptics, Technology|

2018 Highlights: Award-winning VR gloves, global customers, and a growing team

A new generation of HaptX Gloves At HaptX, our team is celebrating a milestone-filled 2018. We started the year strong, receiving the Lumiere Technology Award in January, alongside companies like Disney and Microsoft. Weeks later, we traveled to Park City, Utah to debut our HaptX Glove prototype at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. We were the first VR company to introduce a prototype at Sundance since Oculus unveiled an early version of their Rift [...]

By |2020-09-29T15:36:04-07:00December 20th, 2018|Culture|

Mixing Realities: Behind the scenes of our HaptX Gloves Trailer

A colleague once told me, “Talking about VR is like dancing about architecture.” It’s hard to convey the experience of virtual reality through words and pictures. It’s even harder when you add touch to the mix. Outside of experiencing HaptX Gloves first-hand, we’ve found that video is the best medium to communicate how they feel, what they enable, and why they’re special. When we announced the HaptX Gloves Development Kit last month, a video [...]

By |2018-11-01T14:23:33-07:00November 1st, 2018|Haptics, Technology, Uncategorized|

HaptX® unveils HaptX Gloves Development Kit to transform VR training and design

SEATTLE, WA, October 3, 2018 – HaptX Inc., the leading provider of realistic haptic technology, today unveiled the HaptX Gloves Development Kit, an industrial-grade product for advanced simulation in virtual reality. HaptX Gloves empower users to develop and experience virtual simulations with realistic touch feedback and natural interaction for the first time.  “With HaptX Gloves, leading automotive and aerospace companies can touch and interact with their vehicles before they are built, radically reducing time and cost for design iterations,” said Jake Rubin, Founder and CEO of HaptX. “Industrial and government organizations can deploy virtual training solutions that [...]

By |2020-09-29T15:36:13-07:00October 2nd, 2018|Haptics, Press|

Voices of VR on HaptX’s Haptic Glove

"Everything else that I’ve seen so far hasn’t been anywhere near as close or as good as what I’ve seen with the HaptX Glove." -Kent Bye, Voices of VR Since 2014, the Voices of VR has produced over 600 episodes documenting the emergence of virtual reality and augmented reality technologies. Kent Bye, the podcast's creator, has interview engineers, artists, filmmakers, futurists, and more--all in pursuit of answer the question: What is virtual reality's ultimate [...]

By |2019-02-15T07:35:41-08:00February 5th, 2018|Events, Press|

What’s New in VR at Sundance 2018

Once a year, a quiet town in the hills outside Salt Lake City usurps Hollywood as the center of film and media. In just a few days, Park City will transform into a hub of filmmakers, actors, producers, and journalists looking for the next big thing in entertainment. Park City is an unsuspecting town. During the festival, its population quintuples. Blocks of hotels fill to capacity, forcing late-comers to find lodging an hour away [...]

By |2018-05-23T13:39:48-07:00January 18th, 2018|Events|

2017 Highlights: Haptic Gloves, New Friends, New Headsets

At HaptX, our team is celebrating a momentous 2017. We closed the year with a bang, retiring the AxonVR moniker in November and adopting a new name: HaptX. With this change came the reveal of our new product, HaptX Gloves, a set of haptic gloves capable of producing realistic touch feedback. Sometimes the best measure of success is the quality of people a company attracts and maintains. In 2017, we added 13 full-time employees, [...]

By |2018-01-04T16:17:12-08:00January 3rd, 2018|Culture|
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