Ultrahaptics is a touchless haptics company. The company has developed a unique technology that enables users to receive tactile feedback without needing to wear or touch anything. The technology uses ultrasound to project sensations through the air and directly onto the user. Users can ‘feel’ touchless buttons get feedback for mid-air gestures or interact with virtual objects.
Bristol, GB
Size (employees)
82 (est)+6%
Ultrahaptics was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Bristol, GB
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Ultrahaptics Office Locations

Ultrahaptics has an office in Bristol
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Ultrahaptics Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$39.7 m

Latest funding size

$23.13 m

Time since last funding

a year ago


Ultrahaptics's latest funding round in May 2017 was reported to be $23.1 m. In total, Ultrahaptics has raised $39.7 m

Ultrahaptics Financials

Ultrahaptics's revenue was reported to be £1.06 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.1 m

Gross profit (FY, 2016)

(229 k)

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

26.1 m

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

25.8 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

25.7 m

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

7.1 m
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016


246.8 k1.1 m

Revenue growth, %

Cost of goods sold

17.2 k1.3 m

Gross profit

229.6 k(229 k)
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


99.7 k689.6 k7.1 m

Accounts Receivable

8.8 k40.5 k427 k


25 k82 k

Current Assets

108.5 k798.8 k37.5 m
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(529.5 k)26.1 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(541.7 k)(33.7 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

1.2 m

Net Change in Cash

589.9 k(3.3 m)
GBPY, 2016


34 k

Financial Leverage

1 x
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Ultrahaptics News and Updates

Meta and Ultrahaptics will bring a ‘touchable’ augmented reality supercar to CES

Augmented reality developer Meta Co. announced today that it has teamed up with Ultrahaptics and ZeroLight Ltd. in an effort to create touchable AR objects by combining haptic feedback and real-time 3-D visualization techniques. To demonstrate this technology, Meta will enable customers to see and f…

Watch Ultrahaptics use ultrasound to let you feel imaginary objects

 Ultrahaptics lets you touch what you see in virtual and augmented reality, or even give a 2D poster 3D feeling. It uses small speaker-like ultrasound wave emitters to give the sensation of pressure and texture when you’re just waving your hands in the open air. Ultrahaptics CTO Tom Carter demoed th…

EnSilica boosts SoC design and supply services with two senior-level appointments

EnSilica has announced two senior-level appointments designed to significantly boost its rapidly expanding full System-on-Chip (SoC) services as the company continues to expand its base of customers seeking complex, full-service custom analog and mixed-signal chip design and supply. EnSilica has app…

Touchless gesture controls and Ultrahaptics technology (Video on how they work)

In a recent video with Paul Heney, we touched on touchless gesture controls — haptic technology that lets machine builders and other engineers incorporate mid-air controls enhanced by tactile feedback. The hardware and software can be embedded into machine builds and consumer designs large and small…
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