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HaptX is a company building a sensor-packed glove for VR and robotics applications that simulates haptic and resistance feedback for enterprise users. It also partners with organizations in automotive, aerospace, government, and other industries to build haptic VR simulations.
HQSan Luis Obispo, CA, US
Employee Ratings5

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2021)33(+18%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at HaptX

Bob Crockett

Bob Crockett

Co-Founder and Lead Engineer
Jake Rubin

Jake Rubin

Founder and CEO
Alicia Evans

Alicia Evans

Chief Financial Officer
Joe Michaels

Joe Michaels

Chief Revenue Officer
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HaptX Office Locations

HaptX has offices in San Luis Obispo and Seattle
San Luis Obispo, CA, US (HQ)
1150 Laurel Ln #183
Seattle, WA, US
110 Union St #210
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HaptX Financials and Metrics

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HaptX total Funding

$29.6 m

HaptX latest funding size

$1.5 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

HaptX investors

HaptX's latest funding round in September 2020 was reported to be $1.5 m. In total, HaptX has raised $29.6 m
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HaptX Operating Metrics

Jul, 2021

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HaptX Cybersecurity Score

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HaptX News and Updates

HaptX Raises $12M in Growth Funding, Opens New Seattle-area HQ

REDMOND, Wash., July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- HaptX, the leading provider of realistic haptic technology, today announced a Series A-1 financing round of $12 million along with new headquarters in the Seattle area. HaptX also announced a second manufacturing run of HaptX Gloves DK2, the...

HaptX Ready To Ship Enterprise Data Gloves

HaptX, makers of force-feedback VR gloves, announced today they are ready to ship their advanced force feedback gloves.

Haptx debuts new version of touch-feedback gloves

Haptx is launching the second version of its Haptx touch-feedback gloves for VR applications and virtual reality games.

HaptX Launches HaptX Gloves DK2 to Bring True-contact Haptics to VR and Robotics

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- HaptX Inc. today announced the release of HaptX Gloves DK2, a major upgrade to the world's most advanced haptic feedback gloves. HaptX Gloves DK2 are the first gloves with true-contact haptics available for purchase. Unlike other...

HaptX, Researchers To Build Full Body Haptic Suit

HaptX founder Jake Rubin has dreamed of full-body, force feedback exoskeleton, now he's building it.

HaptX wins $1.5 million NSF grant to create full-body haptics for VR

A leading maker of tactile gloves for VR has received government funding to develop a full-body haptic exoskeleton for both VR and robotic applications.
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HaptX Blogs

HaptX announces $4m investment from Crescent Cove Advisors to accelerate expansion

New credit facility brings HaptX’s Series A funding to $28m, total funding to $35m Redmond, WA, USA, November 23, 2021 – HaptX, the leading provider of realistic haptic gloves for VR and robotics, today announced that it has secured a $4m credit facility from Crescent Cove Advisors. The $4m investme…

HaptX Statement on Meta Microfluidic Glove Prototype

Over the last decade, HaptX has pioneered the field of microfluidic haptic feedback. Our award-winning technology has been widely covered in the popular and technology press, and we’ve worked tirelessly to develop and promote the unique benefits of microfluidics as an approach to high-fidelity hapti…

HaptX Wins Best in Show at World’s Largest VR/AR Expo

HaptX took home the award for Best in Show for the virtual reality category at Augmented World Expo (AWE), the world’s largest VR/AR expo. The event, held in Santa Clara from November 9-11, marked the public debut of HaptX Gloves DK2, the world’s most advanced haptic feedback gloves. Joe Michael…

HaptX and Haption partner to accelerate commercialization of full-body haptics

Redmond, WA, USA and Soulgé-sur-Ouette, France, October 27, 2021 – HaptX, the leading provider of realistic haptic gloves for VR and robotics, today announced a multi-year, exclusive partnership with Haption, the France-based producer of premium force feedback devices, to accelerate the commercial …

Tactile Telerobot reaches finals of $10 Million ANA Avatar XPRIZE

Judges recognize the world’s first haptic robotic system to transmit realistic touch feedback to an operator located anywhere in the world. Converge Robotics Group reached the finals of the $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE competition for an avatar system that can transport human dexterity to a remote locat…

HaptX raises $12M in growth funding, opens new Seattle-area HQ

Company expands manufacturing of HaptX Gloves DK2 to meet strong customer demand REDMOND, WA,  – HaptX, the leading provider of realistic haptic technology, today announced a Series A-1 financing round of $12 million along with new headquarters in the Seattle area. HaptX also announced a second ma…
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HaptX Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was HaptX founded?

    HaptX was founded in 2012.

  • Who are HaptX key executives?

    HaptX's key executives are Bob Crockett, Jake Rubin and Alicia Evans.

  • How many employees does HaptX have?

    HaptX has 33 employees.

  • Who are HaptX competitors?

    Competitors of HaptX include WorldViz, MetaVR and Pixvana.

  • Where is HaptX headquarters?

    HaptX headquarters is located at 1150 Laurel Ln #183, San Luis Obispo.

  • Where are HaptX offices?

    HaptX has offices in San Luis Obispo and Seattle.

  • How many offices does HaptX have?

    HaptX has 2 offices.