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 [...]
"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 [...]
On December 6, the Sundance Film Institute announced its official selection for the New Frontier program for 2018. We're honored to share that HaptX's "Experience Realistic Touch in Virtual Reality" was chosen to debut its haptic glove at Sundance as one of the two selections in the New Technologies category. About New Frontier New Frontier is a program at the Sundance Film Festival that highlights experimental media and new technologies that are pushing the [...]
SEATTLE, WA, November 20, 2017 – HaptX Inc., formerly AxonVR Corporation, announced today its first product, HaptX Gloves, the world’s only haptic wearable to bring realistic touch and force feedback to virtual reality. “HaptX Gloves are the result of years of research and development in haptic technology,” said Jake Rubin, Founder and CEO, HaptX Inc. “What really sets HaptX Gloves apart is the unprecedented realism they deliver. Our patented microfluidic technology physically displaces the skin [...]
Kent Bye's Voices of VR is the de facto podcast for those interested in virtual and augmented reality. At GDC this year, Jake Rubin, HaptX founder and CEO, sat down with Kent to discuss HaptX's advanced haptics technology. The Voices of VR has hosted an array of thought leaders, including Tom Furness, Nonny de la Peña, and Mel Slater. From Kent Bye: "I had a chance to talk with HaptX CEO Jake Rubin about the process [...]
I'm pleased to share a major milestone in our vision of delivering realistic touch and creating a world in which virtual reality is indistinguishable from real life. The US Patent and Trademark office recently issued our keystone patent, Whole-Body Human-Computer Interface. This patent enables us to deliver a suite of products which will provide advanced haptic feedback for a wide range of enterprise customers in location-based entertainment, training and simulation, and design and manufacturing.
The HaptX team is pleased to announce that we’ve completed our Seed Round of funding, raising a total of $5.8M. This is the largest investment round to date for a virtual reality haptics company. We're even more excited about how we plan to put these funds to work – further developing our HaptX™ Platform. Our engineering team will continue to extend our leadership position in advanced haptic feedback. We'll apply HaptX to new form [...]