Expands agreement for Meizu to use TouchSense® Premium Technology in its portfolio of smartphones
Immersion's best-in-class TouchSense Premium solution offers the highest quality haptics available for OEMs designing high-end mobile handsets requiring high-fidelity effects. TouchSense Premium technology supports Pressure Haptics, an emerging feature in many premium handsets. Meizu will work with Immersion to achieve optimized haptic experiences through effect customization and UI analysis, hardware tuning and software integration services.
"We are pleased to continue our work with Meizu, whose smartphones bring
consumers greater levels of realism through the powerful sensation of
"With high-quality touch effects incorporated into our smartphones, our
customers truly enjoy the mobile experience," said Mr.
Meizu first became an Immersion licensee in 2015. The two companies renewed their agreement in 2016 and announced today an extension of their agreement to include Immersion's TouchSense Premium solution.
Immersion's TouchSense technology enables device manufacturers to appeal to users' sense of touch by incorporating high-quality tactile effects and feedback in user interfaces and applications to simulate the connected experiences of the real world. With TouchSense technology, device manufacturers, app developers and UX designers can design high-quality, power-efficient tactile effects that enhance the user experience for mobile apps and device UI.
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All statements, other than the statements of historical fact, are statements that may be deemed forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, statements regarding the benefits of Immersion's TouchSense technology, including TouchSense Premium, and future collaboration between Immersion and its customers, including Meizu.
Immersion's actual results might differ materially from those stated or implied by such forward-looking statements due to risks and uncertainties associated with Immersion's business, which include, but are not limited to: unanticipated difficulties and challenges encountered in product development efforts (including with respect to Immersion's TouchSense Technology) by Immersion and its licensees; unanticipated difficulties and challenges encountered in implementation efforts by Immersion's licensees; adverse outcomes in any future intellectual property-related litigation and the costs related thereto; the effects of the current macroeconomic climate; delay in or failure to achieve adoption of or commercial demand for Immersion's products or third party products incorporating Immersion's technologies; and a delay in or failure to achieve the acceptance of touch feedback as a critical user experience. Many of these risks and uncertainties are beyond the control of Immersion.
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