Marquardt to incorporate Immersion's haptics technology in automotive applications

Immersion (NASDAQ:IMMR), the developer and licensor of touch feedback technology, has announced that it has signed a multi-year license agreement with Marquardt GmbH, providing Marquardt with access to Immersion´s patented haptic technology for use in its automotive solutions, the company said.

Marquardt is a system developer and manufacturer in the field of electro-mechanical and electronic switches and switching systems.

Immersion´s TouchSense® technology enhances in-vehicle interfaces and applications. Increasingly, haptics is being designed into automotive applications as more and more vehicles incorporate high-quality tactile effects for operations such as entertainment, navigation and climate control.

Immersion is the innovator of touch feedback technology, also known as haptics. The company provides technology solutions for creating immersive and realistic experiences that enhance digital interactions by engaging users´ sense of touch. With more than 2,600 issued or pending patents, Immersion´s technology has been adopted in more than 3 billion digital devices, and provides haptics in mobile, automotive, advertising, gaming, medical and consumer electronics products. Immersion is headquartered in San Jose, California with offices worldwide. Learn more at www.immersion.com.