24 Aug 2022
KEMET: Flexible Haptic Actuators
This interview with IDTechEx focused on recent progress with KEMET's flexible piezo actuator for surface haptics applications.
18 Dec 2020
IDTechEx caught up with Francois Jeanneau, CEO of Novasentis. They are ramping up to another product launch following acquisition from Kemet in 2019.
9 Oct 2018
Boréas Technologies breathe new life into piezoelectric haptics
IDTechEx spoke to Boréas Technologies' Founder and CEO Simon Chaput about their product and their ambitions to disrupt the haptics market today.
12 Apr 2018
IDTechEx Wearable Europe 2018 Award Winners
Each year at the IDTechEx Show!, two companies are honoured for their achievements in developing and commercialising different aspects of wearable technology.
29 Mar 2018
Haptics in Ready Player One: an analysis of fact and fiction
As Ready Player One is released in cinemas around the world, IDTechEx are also releasing their latest market research report after four years covering the haptics industry.
18 Oct 2017
Flexible Electronics: The Big Winner So Far in Printed Electronics
Exploring the commercialization of flexible electronics, one of the key focus points of this year's Printed Electronics USA event on November 15-16 in Santa Clara, CA.
13 Jul 2017
Immersion vs. Fitbit: Everything you need to know in 7 charts
Earlier this week, Immersion Corporation filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Fitbit. This is in addition to an existing lawsuit they have against Apple, also relating to the infringement of their patents in haptics, user interfaces and human-machine interfaces. In this article, James Hayward describes the background to these lawsuits within the broader context of the haptics industry.
23 Jan 2017
Haptics for wearable devices, the evolution of man-machine interaction
Video Interview with Novasentis at the IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, USA (November 16-17 2016)
3 Oct 2016
Novasentis have developed polymeric haptic actuators and are targeting potential applications in consumer electronics. This profile update follows IDTechEx's latest interview with CEO Francois Jeanneau.
11 Jul 2016
Launch of high-tech coated films for new applications
ARMOR is further extending development and is announcing its diversification into high added value coating films.
18 Apr 2016
KEMET and Novasentis collaborate to produce haptic actuators
KEMET Corporation and Novasentis Inc announced a collaboration to develop next generation Electro-Mechanical Polymer film based haptic actuators for wearable devices.
23 Feb 2016
Flexible Haptics in Smartwatch wristbands by Novasentis
Video Interview from the IDTechEx Wearable USA event.
20 Nov 2015
IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA 2015 Award Winners
At the Printed Electronics USA 2015 conference and exhibition, five companies were awarded for their great achievement in developing and commercializing printed electronics technologies. The awards were presented to the five winning companies by Ralph Russo, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Novasentis, who has also had a prolific and highly successful career as an executive at Apple, Honeywell, Bay Networks, and Nortel Networks.
15 Oct 2015
IDTechEx Show! announces winners of Launchpad new technologies comp
Ten early-stage companies have been selected for the IDTechEx Launchpad, an exciting initiative that provides them the opportunity to showcase prototypes and demonstrations of their new products at the IDTechEx Show!