Leap Motion announced a strategic alliance with UltraHaptics, which develops ultrasonic tactile feedback technology. Combined motion control with tactile feedback technology.
The announcement is a strategic alliance, but reportedly LipMotion is taking over Ultra Haptics, and the acquisition is worth $ 30 million. LipMotion is a company that developed a controller that can detect finger movements using infrared rays. The controller is used for virtual reality or augmented reality. And has introduced an inexpensive AR headset reference model using this technology.
Ultra Haptics is a technology that uses ultrasonic waves to reproduce tactile feedback in the air. The two companies have a six-year partnership and are using lip-motion technology in Ultra Haptics products. LipMotion plans to provide an immersive and intuitive virtual interface through the integration of the two companies. For more information, please click here .