Description: Founded in 2012 by Jake Rubin and Dr. Robert Crockett, HaptX builds technology that simulates touch with unprecedented realism. HaptX Gloves enable natural interaction and realistic haptic feedback in virtual reality and robotics for the first time. HaptX is a venture-backed startup with offices in San Luis Obispo, CA and Seattle, WA.

Industry: Hardware


Company size: 11-50 employees

XRD rank: 1257459

Headquarter: San Luis Obispo, California

Ownership: Private company

Founded year: 2012

Skillset: haptics, virtual reality, augmented reality, VR, textiles, microfluidics, hardware, engineering, haptic technology, and human computer interface

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Funding rounds total: 4

Selected investors: National Science Foundation

Location: San Luis Obispo, California 93401, US