Immersion Corporation (Nasdaq:IMMR), the leading developer and licensor of touch feedback technology, today announced that the recently released “docomo NEXT series ELUGA X P-02E” smartphone manufactured by Panasonic, has launched with Immersion technology. The smartphone, which includes Immersion’s TouchSense® 3000 embedded control software and Integrator software, is the first to market as a result of a new license agreement between Immersion and Panasonic.
“We’re excited to add Panasonic to our growing list of licensees in Japan,” explains Dennis Sheehan, Immersion’s senior vice president of sales and marketing. “By incorporating Immersion’s Integrator software into their design, Panasonic is providing a consistent high quality tactile experience and the ability for users to customize the feel of their device to meet their unique preferences.”
The ELUGA X smartphone is only available in Japan through NTT DOCOMO. The ELUGA X boasts a thin, waterproof design, using Android 4.1.2.
For more information on Immersion’s TouchSense technology and Integrator Platform, visit http://www.immersion.com/markets/mobile/index.html.About Immersion ( www.immersion.com ) Founded in 1993, Immersion (NASDAQ: IMMR) is the leading innovator in haptics, or tactile effects; 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.