Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ: IMMR), the leader in touch feedback technology development and licensing, today announced it has expanded its existing agreement with LG Electronics Inc. to include a patent license covering LG’s use of simple forms of haptic effects, sometimes referred to as Basic Haptics, in its smartphones and other mobile devices. The agreement continues to provide a license to Immersion’s TouchSense® solutions.
“We are pleased to expand our existing agreement with LG Electronics to include a license for Basic Haptics. We feel this validates the value of both our IP portfolio, as well as the investments we’ve made in developing our TouchSense product solutions,” said Immersion CEO Victor Viegas. “We will continue to invest in innovations for the mobile market, and look forward to a continued relationship with LG, delivering compelling user experiences through our haptic technology.”
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Founded in 1993, Immersion (NASDAQ: IMMR) is the leading innovator in haptic technology; the company's touch feedback solutions deliver a more compelling sense of the digital world. Using Immersion's high-fidelity haptic systems, partners can transform user experiences with unique and customizable touch feedback effects; excite the senses in games, videos and music; restore “mechanical” feel by providing intuitive and unmistakable confirmation; improve safety by overcoming distractions while driving or performing a medical procedure; and expand usability when audio and visual feedback are ineffective. Immersion's TouchSense technology provides haptics in mobile phone, automotive, gaming, medical and consumer electronics products from world-class companies. With over 1,300 issued or pending patents in the U.S. and other countries, Immersion helps bring the digital universe to life. Hear what we have to say at blog.immersion.com.Forward-looking Statements This press release contains "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties as well as assumptions that, if they never materialize or prove incorrect, could cause the results of Immersion Corporation and its consolidated subsidiaries to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.