Faurecia and Immersion Corporation sign license agreement - Arab Guardian

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31/03/2021

Faurecia and Immersion Corporation sign license agreement

Faurecia, one of the world’s leading automotive technology companies and Immersion Corporation, the leading developer and provider of technologies for haptics, announced a multi-year license agreement, providing Faurecia with access to Immersion's haptic technologies and solutions. The agreement enables Faurecia to develop advanced, interactive haptic user interfaces with the latest innovations from Immersion. Haptics brings new capabilities to automotive HMIs. It enables tactile surfaces to readily respond to users and creates new opportunities for OEMs to re-imagine the user experience.

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Cars in the near future will be built with smart technology, which allows intuitive touch based interactions. This agreement with Immersion expands the technology ecosystem and illustrates a forward-thinking approach to meeting the technology needs of occupants for a connected and personalized experience. Haptics brings new capabilities to automotive HMIs. The agreement between Immersion and Faurecia is a license to Immersion's patented technology as well as haptic technology solutions for automotive touch screens and controls.

According to IHS Markit, the use of haptics will continue to gain traction, and multimodal HMI systems are expected to become the vehicle standard in the upcoming years. In addition, capacitive touch-based systems will become the primary display interface, with 95% of center stack display enabled with touch technology by 2026.