Razer Universal Haptics SDK Released With Directional Haptics
At the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2023 in San Francisco, Razer made an exciting announcement about the release of its new Interhaptics universal HD haptic SDK and directional haptics. Razer, a well-known hardware and gaming peripheral manufacturer, has been expanding its support to include various gaming platforms such as PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Meta Quest 2, X-input controllers, iOS, and Android devices for game engines such as Unity and Unreal Engine.
Interhaptics, the leading haptic technology platform, has made significant progress with its latest release. The upgraded haptic composer software now includes in-app testing for DualSense wireless controllers for PS5 and select Razer HyperSense headsets. This means developers can create more immersive and realistic gaming experiences that take advantage of the latest haptic technologies available.
The Interhaptics platform can now deploy HD haptics on over 5 billion devices across multiple ecosystems. This means that game developers can now create haptic feedback that is consistent across a wide range of devices and platforms, allowing them to focus on creating the best gaming experience possible. The new technology promises to bring a new level of realism to games, immersing players in the action and making them feel like they are part of the game.
Furthermore, Razer has also introduced its new programmable directional HD haptics technology, which promises to provide an even more immersive gaming experience. Developers can now sign up for the waiting list for the Razer Kraken V3 HyperSense Dev Kit with programmable directional HD haptics at the Interhaptics website. This kit will allow developers to create even more engaging and immersive gaming experiences with directional haptics that provide more realistic feedback.
Overall, Razer’s new Interhaptics universal HD haptic SDK and directional haptics promise to revolutionize the gaming industry by providing developers with the tools they need to create immersive and realistic gaming experiences. The platform’s expanded support for various gaming platforms and devices makes it easier for developers to create haptic feedback that is consistent across a wide range of devices and platforms, while the introduction of programmable directional HD haptics takes gaming to the next level.
Razer Universal Haptics SDK
“Design, Test, and Play vibrotactile haptic feedback with the first on-the-market directional HD haptic headphones. Elevate your game immersion and customize the haptic effects for your PC games with Razer Kraken V3 HyperSense Developer Kit.”
“At Razer, we are constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in gaming, and we know that haptics plays an essential role in creating the most immersive gaming experiences,” said Eric Vezzoli, General Manager of interhaptics. “With the introduction of directional HD haptic feedback for our HyperSense headsets, we’re bringing PC gaming and VR to a previously unachievable level of player immersion. Players will now be able to physically feel effects as the games creator intended, extending compatibility of our toolsets to a near-universal level across game engines and haptic-compatible hardware.”
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