XR Haptics – Open XR Advanced Haptics APIs Proposal

The XR Haptics group submitted a high-level proposal for advanced haptics APIs to the OpenXR consortium. It followed the signature of an advisory board agreement between the Haptics Industry Forum and Khronos on the subject of haptics for extended reality. Haptics must be tightly integrated with the interactions in XR, so it is necessary to… Continue reading XR Haptics – Open XR Advanced Haptics APIs Proposal

XR Haptics Book Launch

Now available worldwide on Amazon Buy Now on Amazon Book Overview The book, ‘Haptics in XR: Design and Implementation’ is the result of hundreds of hours of interviews, discussions and pooling of knowledge of the four co-authors and their networks of expert colleagues, academics and industrial collaborators. The book is truly a practical guide whose… Continue reading XR Haptics Book Launch

HIF Enters into Liaison Relationship with Khronos Group

Haptics Industry Forum is excited to announce that we have entered into a liaison agreement with Khronos Group. As you may know, Khronos Group is responsible for maintaining many of the most widely accepted open standards for digital experience, including for 3D graphics, VR and AR, and more. As haptics is known to be a… Continue reading HIF Enters into Liaison Relationship with Khronos Group

Haptics Industry Forum announces standards strategy

Our members have articulated the standards strategy of Haptics Industry Forum. Broadly, we intend to utilize haptic standards to enable broader adoption of haptics in the mass-market overall, which grows the ecosystem and the commercial opportunities of the entire market. This will be achieved with a two-prong approach: By helping establish standards for haptic representation… Continue reading Haptics Industry Forum announces standards strategy

MIT Lesson — XR Haptics

On April 15th MIT organised a lesson focused on haptics in XR lectured by HIF board member, and XR haptics chair Eric Vezzoli. MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a global education intuition focusing on industrial revolution through education, research, and innovation. Eric was invited by MIT senior lecturer Ken Zolot to teach a lesson during the… Continue reading MIT Lesson — XR Haptics

Recommended Practices for Haptics in Enterprise VR

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This document is intended to orient product and program managers working in enterprise virtual reality (EVR) application areas who are considering adding haptic feedback technologies to their new or existing projects. This document collects several decades of combined experience in this specific area by members of the Haptics Industry Forum.  Adding haptic feedback to a… Continue reading Recommended Practices for Haptics in Enterprise VR