Apple iPhone & Watch: thieves of haptic says Immersion Corp.

February 12, 2016
Aaron Polmeer

By Richi Jennings

Apple and AT&T sued by Immersion Corp. (NASDAQ:IMMR), because they allegedly infringed patents on to haptic technology. The “non-practicing entity” accuses Cupertino of stealing its intellectual property, building it into the most recent two generations of iPhone, and into the Apple Watch.

At this point, you may be asking yourself, “Immer-who?” The company says it’s, “The leading innovator in haptic technology.” Over the past decade and a half, it’s successfully sued both Microsoft and Sony for buzzy game controllers, and has licensed haptic tech to several Android phone firms.

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Source:: Computer World


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