Razer Acquires Haptic Development Platform Interhaptics

Razer announced today that it has acquired a 100 percent stake in Go Touch VR SAS, also known as Interhaptics, the leading haptic development platform for game studios. Founded in 2017, Interhaptics’ mission is to provide consistent, realistic and immersive haptic solutions for PC, console, mobile and XR developers. It strives to provide studios with the essential tools that guarantee quality, faster development, and cross-platform distribution.

Razer aims to always be at the forefront of technology, developing products with the latest innovations to give gamers the most immersive gaming experience possible. Beginning with the Razer Nari Ultimate in 2018, Razer introduced its proprietary HyperSense technology to the world and how high-quality haptics can deliver a deeper and more immersive experience for gaming, music, and more, as recently seen in the Razer Kraken V3 HyperSense and Razer Kraken V3 Pro HyperSense. showed. With the acquisition of Interhaptics, Razer prepares to expand HyperSense to more products and build the haptics ecosystem with game studios across multiple platforms.

“Haptics has tremendous value for gamers,” said Eric Vezzoli, CEO of Interhaptics. “The opportunity to join Razer was a tremendous opportunity for us, as they are a company dedicated to delivering the most engaging gaming experience, and we look forward to the designs we will make together as part of the Razer family.”

“At Razer, we know how important it is to create best-in-class products for a unique and personalized gaming experience, because we are gamers ourselves,” said Alvin Cheung, Razer’s Senior Vice President of the hardware business unit. “Interhaptics brings leading expertise in haptics, and their development platforms will greatly benefit Razer to expand the HyperSense ecosystem.”

Following its acquisition by Razer, Interhaptics Founder and CEO Eric Vezzoli will join Razer as Associate Director of Haptics. Interhaptics will remain a standalone entity, but will be closely integrated into the Razer ecosystem.

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