Ultrahaptics acquires Leap Motion

Leap Motion Inc. based in San Francisco, has been purchased by the British company UltraHaptics Ltd.

This acquisition, according to the Wall Street Journal, has occurred for about 30 million dollars.

Leap Motion, develops technology for the follow-up of gestures with hands and fingers without contact through sensors. This technology is used in computers and in virtual reality and augmented to interact with virtual elements.


The UltraHaptics company develops advanced haptic devices for the business world. His technology recreates three-dimensional objects through touch. It can be used for immersive holographic interfaces and to increase gesture control with natural tactile feedback.


The union of both companies will seek their consolidation and promote the innovation of their interactive solutions (Leap Motion blog), maintaining jobs and without affecting the support of the community.





Miguel A. M.


Passionate about virtual reality, augmented and mixed.

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