Immersion Signs License Agreement With Toyodenso to Add Haptics to Automotive Solutions
Haptics brings heightened realism and powerful feedback mechanisms to in-vehicle touch interfaces. When used in automotive systems such as entertainment, navigation and climate control, haptics can create a more intuitive experience and reduce driver distractions. In addition, haptics offers designers flexibility to create unique, highly customized interior design throughout the car.
“We are pleased to announce Toyodenso as our latest automotive licensee
and look forward to its innovative integration of haptics into its
automotive interfaces,” said
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