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Hardlight VR

A universal software platform for adding the sense of touch to virtual reality.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Gaming
  • Location Seattle, WA, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2015
  • Employees 6
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

Hardlight VR is a Seattle based technology company creating a universal platform for the sense of touch in virtual reality. The Hardlight API seamlessly connects VR content to any kind of haptic hardware, making it simple for VR developers to support a huge range of haptic feedback peripherals. As a wedge product, the company has created the Hardlight suit, a haptic jacket that allows developers to make full use of the Hardlight API.


  • Dd4bdbff 072b 4bf6 862d de6ea468c8f8
    Founder and CRO

    Former haptic feedback researcher at the University of Rochester Human-Computer Interaction Lab and Software Engineer at Astrobotic

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    Founder and CEO

    Former electrical engineer at Construction Robotics (Victor, NY), Co-author of RF Energy Harvesting for Embedded Systems (IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine)

  • 52260078 f338 48ab 9a89 e2785154827f
    Founder and CPO

    Did consumer product prototyping and design for DNS Designs, LLC, and mechanical design for Construction Robotics.