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Research and Markets: Next Generation Haptics on Mobile Devices: Market Analysis and Forecasts

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Next Generation Haptics on Mobile Devices: Market Analysis and Forecasts" report to their offering.

Haptics is the science of applying tactile sensations when interacting with appliances, whether smartphones or industrial controls, and ranging from simple vibrations when a handset is turned on, to complex effects used in gaming. A haptics system simulates different surfaces by varying the shape, frequency, amplitude, duration and direction of a vibration, which is detected by sensors in human fingers. It may also perform sensing functions, as well as actuating functions.

When coupled with a display, audio system and input devices, this creates a wide range of interactive effects. There has been rising use of haptics in mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, to make experiences and interactions more realistic and responsive. The technology will be increasingly important to handset vendors as they seek to differentiate their products and user experiences.

Key Topics Covered:


A.1 What is haptics?

A.2 Haptics in mobile devices

A.3 Haptics in this report

A.4 Haptics in the User Experience


B.1 Components of a Haptics System

B.2 First Generation Haptics

B.3 Second Generation Haptics

B.4 Third Generation Haptics

B.5 Advances on the Horizon

B.6 Technology Differentiators

B.7 Outlook


C.1 Market Drivers

C.2 Market Barriers


D.1 Technology Suppliers

D.2 Actuator Vendors

D.3 Controller IC Vendors

D.4 OEM Strategies


E.1 Methodology

E.2 Handset Market

E.3 Haptics-enabled Devices

E.4 Haptics Software Market

E.5 Haptics Hardware Systems

E.6 Haptics ICs

E.7 Overall Haptics Market Value

Companies Mentioned:

  • AAC Technologies
  • Apple
  • Artificial Muscle
  • Atmel
  • Bayer
  • Bluecom
  • Bujeon
  • Ceratec
  • Cypress
  • Daesun Electric
  • Disney
  • Google
  • HiWave
  • Hokuriku Electric
  • IDT
  • Imagis
  • Immersion
  • Jahwa Eleactioncs
  • Johnson Electric
  • KDDI
  • KOTLJinLong
  • Konghong
  • Kyocera
  • LG
  • LG Innotek
  • LuFa Micro Motor
  • MIT
  • Mabuchi
  • Maxim
  • Microsoft
  • Minebea Motor
  • Motorola
  • Murata
  • NEC
  • Namiki
  • National Semiconductor
  • Nidec Compal Technologies
  • Nokia
  • Pacinian
  • Redux Labs
  • Renesas
  • SMK
  • STMicro
  • Samsung
  • Sanyo
  • Senseg
  • Shicoh Engineering
  • Synaptics
  • TDK
  • TI
  • Tactus Technology
  • Yeil Electronics
  • Yoosung Precision

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