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Immersion Signs Licensing Agreement with Stanley Incorporating Immersion's Haptics IP into Electronic Printer Equipment


Immersion Corp. (NASDAQ:IMMR), the leading developer and licensor of
touch feedback technology, today announced it signed a license agreement
with Stanley Electric Co., Ltd. (Stanley). With a head office in Tokyo,
Stanley is a leading global supplier of lighting products and electronic
components, including control panels for printers.

The adoption of haptics is widespread across markets, such as mobile,
automotive, wearables, gaming, and industrial. High-quality tactile
effects and feedback incorporated into the touch panels of printers,
scanners, and copiers creates a more intuitive interface. For example,
haptics applied to a flat-screen touch panel provides the sensation of
pushing physical buttons on a printer or feeling the clicks to adjust
brightness on a scanner.

"Our new license agreement reflects the depth and breadth of our
portfolio, and we are pleased that Stanley is licensing our technology,"
said Nobumitsu Shimada, Immersion's Sr. Director, Field Sales,
APAC. "Because of the rich and dynamic nature of touch, haptic
technology can enhance and revolutionize how users interact with their
systems and devices."

About Immersion

Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR) is the leading innovator of touch
feedback technology, also known as haptics. The company provides
technology solutions for creating immersive and realistic experiences
that enhance digital interactions by engaging users' sense of touch.
With more than 3,000 issued or pending patents, Immersion's technology
has been adopted in more than 3 billion digital devices, and provides
haptics in mobile, automotive, gaming, medical and consumer electronics
products. Immersion is headquartered in San Jose, California with
offices worldwide. Learn more at

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" that involve
risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions that, if they never
materialize or prove incorrect, could cause the results of Immersion
Corporation and its consolidated subsidiaries to differ materially from
those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.

All statements, other than the statements of historical fact, are
statements that may be deemed forward-looking statements. Such
statements include, but are not limited to, the statement that
high-quality tactile effects and feedback create a more intuitive
interface; the statement that haptics provide the sensation of pushing
physical buttons or feeling clicks; and Mr. Shimada's statements about
the impact of haptics on users' interactions with their systems and

Immersion's actual results might differ materially from those stated or
implied by such forward-looking statements due to risks and
uncertainties associated with Immersion's business, which include, but
are not limited to: unanticipated difficulties and challenges
encountered in product development efforts (including with respect to
Immersion's touch feedback technology) by Immersion and its licensees
(including Stanley Electric Co.); unanticipated difficulties and
challenges encountered in implementation efforts by Immersion's
licensees (including Stanley Electric Co.); unanticipated changes in the
printer industry; adverse outcomes in any future intellectual
property-related litigation and the costs related thereto; the effects
of the current macroeconomic climate; delay in or failure to achieve
adoption of or commercial demand for Immersion's products or third party
products (including printer products) incorporating Immersion's
technologies; and a delay in or failure to achieve the acceptance of
touch feedback as a critical user experience. Many of these risks and
uncertainties are beyond the control of Immersion.

For a more detailed discussion of these factors, and other factors that
could cause actual results to vary materially, interested parties should
review the risk factors listed in Immersion's most current Form 10-K,
and Form 10-Q, both of which are on file with the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements in this press
release reflect Immersion's beliefs and predictions as of the date of
this release. Immersion disclaims any obligation to update these
forward-looking statements as a result of financial, business, or any
other developments occurring after the date of this release.

Immersion, the Immersion logo, and TouchSense are trademarks of
Immersion Corporation in the United States and other countries. All
other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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