TOUCH Development KitGet started with mid-air haptics
Entry-level development kit
TOUCH is an entry-level development kit that allows you to evaluate and experiment with mid-air haptics for straightforward HMI/UI applications such as notifications, confirmations and alerts.
TOUCH is particularly suitable for customers looking to explore appliances, consumer products and industrial applications.
Ultrahaptics’ patented algorithms control ultrasound waves to create haptic sensations in mid-air – shapes and objects that cannot be seen, but can be felt. No controllers or wearables are needed: the “virtual touch” technology uses ultrasonic transducers to project sensations directly onto the user’s hands.
Experiment with a library of sensation templates included in the Sensation Editor – configure them to your requirements or develop your own.
Including a 14x14 transducer array board, Leap Motion® camera module and software suite, the TOUCH Development Kit has everything you need to rapidly evaluate and experiment with mid-air haptics for HMI/UI control interfaces and interactions.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no. 685368
Plug and playQuick and easy to set up and create tactile, mid-air sensations within a few minutes of unboxing.
Create unique sensationsCustomise your own sensations with the easy-to-use Sensation Editor.
Evaluate and experimentUse the included, pre-calibrated Leap Motion® camera module or work with any gesture recognition software that gives 3D coordinates.
- 14x14 transducer array and control board (ARM® and FPGA architecture)
- Leap Motion® camera module for hand tracking and gesture recognition
Software, Tools and Support
- Software Development Kit (C#, C++ API and Unity®)
- Support for Windows, OSX and Linux based platforms
- Sensation Editor tool: rapidly evaluate and experiment with mid-air haptics sensations
- Demo suite with impactful use cases to help get you started quickly
- Online support at developer.ultrahaptics.com
- Download Product Brief
The TOUCH Development Kit includes:
Which product or program is right for you?
If you are developing advanced applications and use cases that require the creation of complex interfaces, 3D shapes or immersive applications our high-end
STRATOS Explore Development Kit is ideally suited to your needs.
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|TOUCH Dev Kit||STRATOS Explore Dev Kit||Evaluation Program||Acceleration Program|
|Hardware||TOUCH Dev Kit||STRATOS Explore Dev Kit||1 x STRATOS Explore Dev Kit||2 x STRATOS Explore Dev Kits|
|Array Size||192 (14x14)||256 (16x16)||256 (16x16)||256 (16x16)|
|Amplitude Modulation||Time Point Streaming* and Amplitude Modulation||Time Point Streaming* and Amplitude Modulation||Time Point Streaming* and Amplitude Modulation|
|Maximum control points||4||8||8||8|
|Haptic update rate||Up to 400 Hz||40 kHz||40 kHz||40 kHz|
|Maximum range||50 cm||70 cm||70 cm||70 cm|
|Example Applications||Gesture based HMI/UI||VR/AR (3D shapes, textures), gesture based HMI/UI||VR/AR (3D shapes, textures), gesture based HMI/UI||VR/AR (3D shapes, textures), gesture based HMI/UI|
|Support||Online||Online||Priority email and phone support, and online||Priority email and phone support, and online|
|Training||-||-||1 day onsite bespoke training||3 days onsite bespoke training|
|Cover materials||Available to purchase||Included||Included||Included|
|Software||SDK, Sensation Editor and Demo Suite||SDK, Sensation Editor and Demo Suite||SDK, Sensation Editor and Demo Suite||SDK, Sensation Editor and Demo Suite|
|Reference designs||-||-||Full Access||Full Access|
|Demo library||-||-||Limited Access||Full Access|
|Public demo licence||-||-||-||6 months / 1 event|
|Where to buy?||Distributors||COMING SOON||Ultrahaptics||Ultrahaptics|
* Time Point Streaming allows for rapid update signals to be sent to the transducer array for the creation of ultrasonic haptic sensations. It unlocks the capability of using both amplitude modulation and spatio-temporal modulation techniques for the haptic rendering of 3D objects and surfaces.
24x8 rectangular transducer array
Replace the 14x14 board provided as standard for alternative form factor requirements.
Cover material kit
Ultrahaptics recommends a range of cover materials providing different acoustic, physical and visual characteristics. Evaluate these with your transducer array.