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Two Haptics Minds Thinking Alike!

Miraisens Haptics Demo Sourced From Phys.org
Haptics usually refer to a sense of touch and resistance. While a vibrating phone is a simple form of haptics, there is far more excitement around being able to feel digital objects or your hands getting actual push-back as you work in a digital world. The problem is these more complex forms of haptics usually require a fixed sturdy object or complex machinery to have any real sensation.

A story has been circulating about Miraisens, a high-tech firm based outside Tokyo that is working to commercialize a new haptics technology. The inventor Natsuo Koda is formerly a Sony researcher for virtual reality.
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Final 48 Hours For Cyberith Kickstarter!


Boy does time fly!  The Cyberith Virtualizer is in its last 48 hours of Kickstarter fundraising.  The above is a Cyberith profile video done by SIGGRAPH highlighting this locomotion product in development.
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Laval Virtual Says it All at SIGGRAPH!


This interview was one of our first at SIGGRAPH 2014, but it actually ended up being a great way to summarize the show and its sentiments in immersive technology.

MTBS welcomes Guy Le Bras, Founder of Laval Virtual, and Laurent Chretien, General Manager/Director of the conference.
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