Ultrahaptics Limited

Ultrahaptics Limited

Ultrahaptics is the world's leading touchless haptics company. The company has developed a unique technology that enables users to receive tactile feedback without needing to wear or touch anything. The technology uses ultrasound to project sensations through the air and directly onto the user. Users can 'feel' touchless buttons get feedback for mid-air gestures or interact with virtual objects.
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30 May

Ultrahaptics acquire Leap Motion for a reported $30m

Ultrahaptics announced the acquisition of Leap Motion on May 30th 2019, for a reported $30m. This brings Leap Motion's prominent and popular hand tracking technique alongside Ultrahaptics' contactless haptic feedback technique. The two technologies have inherent synergy, with the haptic feedback systems capable of being configured based on hand tracking for the user.
15 Nov

Using Ultrasound To Enable Touch In The Digital World

Ultrahaptics, United States
29 Mar

Haptics 2018-2028: Technologies, Markets and Players

IDTechEx Report: James Hayward
24 Jan


IDTechEx were invited to try the demonstrations at Ultrahaptics' impressive booth at CES 2018. We spoke with Heather Macdonald Tait and CTO, Tom Carter, as well as partners from Meta, Zerolight and IGT at their booth.
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16 Nov

Using Ultrasound To Enable Touch in the Digital World

Ultrahaptics, United States
5 Oct

Hanyang University - Ultrasonic haptics

The work described by this group from Hanyang University is along the same lines as that being actively commercialised by UK-based Ultrahaptics. However, they are likely to be many years behind the point at which they could be considered a realistic commercial competitor of any kind.
13 Sep

Wearable Sensors 2018-2028: Technologies, Markets & Players

IDTechEx Report: James Hayward
28 Apr

Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality 2017-2027: Technologies, Forecasts, Players

IDTechEx Report: James Hayward
15 Jun


Ultrahaptics are a UK startup developing projected ultrasonic haptic actuators. Their solution enables touchless haptic feedback, using arrays of ultrasonic speakers to generate sound wave fields that can be felt by the user.
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