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UK Companies Join Forces to Bring Haptic Feedback to Virtual Reality

The VR industry is still firing on all cylinders, even though the same struggles remain in place. Some companies are looking to make this technology more appealing. With the introduction of haptic feedback, a VR experience can be elevated to a whole new level. This new collaboration between Ultrahaptics, Fallen Planet Studios, and ImmotionVR is […]

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Dextres Haptic Gloves can be a Game Changer for Virtual Reality

There has been a notable demand for more immersion in virtual reality. Not just in terms of the environments, but primarily because of the lack of any haptic feedback. EPFL and ETH Zurich are currently working on a solution, which goes by the name of Dextres. These gloves provide the feedback users are looking for, […]

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What is the Teslasuit?

There has been a growing demand for haptic feedback among VR and AR enthusiasts alike. Teslasuit may very well become the first commercialized product in this regard, as it is a full-body haptic smart wearable. How this will affect both VR and AR industries, remains unclear, but it will undoubtedly introduce a lot of new […]

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Pilot Training in Virtual Reality now Includes Proper Haptic Feedback

Virtual reality training is slowly becoming the new normal in various industries. When it comes to pilot training, however, it is evident there is a lack of haptic feedback. That situation is now coming to change, as pilots-in-training will not receive a sense of touch while immersed in virtual reality. Enhancing VR Pilot Training There […]

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The Haphazard State of Haptic Controllers

Seamless, intuitive interaction within the digital realm stands as the holy grail for developers of virtual reality experiences. While high throughput graphic cards and VR focused rendering engines have made leaps and bounds over the past decade, interface devices have remained fairly stagnant, providing a distinctly lifeless experience through basic tracking and rumble feedback. There […]

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Disney Research is Working on a Haptic Feedback Jacket for VR

Disney has kept a close eye on the virtual reality industry. It seems haptic feedback hardware is one of the ventures this firm aims to explore. More specifically, the Force Jacket provides VR feedback involving snowballs and slithering snakes. It is not necessarily the experience most people are looking for, yet still a positive development. […]

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Oculus is Seemingly Working on Haptic Feedback Gloves for Virtual Reality

In the world of virtual reality, there’s still plenty of room for improvements. Especially when it comes to experiencing haptic feedback, there is no real working solution as of yet. Recently unveiled patents belonging to Oculus show the company is actively working on such technology as we speak. A haptic glove for VR will certainly […]

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Microsoft Brings Haptic Feedback to VR With the Claw

Microsoft has always managed to come up with interesting new gadgets to explore virtual worlds. Their latest “invention” comes in the form of Claw. This new gadget is designed specifically for virtual reality and will allow users to experience haptic feedback. Feeling objects in the virtual world has been impossible for the most time, but […]

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TactSuit May be the Best Shot at Experiencing Haptic Feedback in VR

Most people will readily agree haptic feedback will provide better VR experiences. So far, that has not been an overly successful venture yet. None of the products coming to market check all of the right boxes, indicating how difficult it is to provide haptic feedback. bHaptics, a company working on the TactSuit, seems to be […]

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Omnipulse Technology Brings Haptic Feedback to any VR Accessory

Haptic technology can play a big role in the future of virtual reality. Omnipulse is a new form of technology that creates haptic feedback. The end goal is to make this experience as organic as humanly possible. Whether or not this piece of hardware will put VR on the map, remains to be seen. However, […]