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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.) (Feb 2021)22
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

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

$1.50 m

Time since last funding

5 months 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 News and Updates

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.

This Week In XR: GigXR Nabs Pearson XR Assets, Mach One Spatial Audio, HaptX Gloves Get Real, Nreal Fights Back

One last update as the light go dim in anticipation of a new year.
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HaptX Blogs

HaptX launches HaptX Gloves DK2 to bring true-contact haptics to VR and robotics

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA,  – 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 haptic gloves which are limited to vibration a…

Virginia Tech, University of Florida, HaptX win $1.5M NSF grant to create full-body haptic feedback for VR and robotics

Blacksburg, Virginia and San Luis Obispo, California – A research team including Virginia Tech, University of Florida and HaptX won a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to build a new platform with an ambitious goal: the world’s first system for full-body haptic and force feedba…

HaptX Announces Partnership with Advanced Input Systems and $12 Million Series A Funding

SEATTLE, WA – HaptX, the leading provider of realistic haptic technology, announced a strategic partnership with Advanced Input Systems along with a Series A financing round of $12 million. The financing will fund the production of the next generation of HaptX Gloves, the world’s most realistic hapt…

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 21 employees.

  • Who are HaptX competitors?

    Competitors of HaptX include MetaVR, Pixvana and EON Reality.

  • 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.