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Immersion signs multi-year license agreement with Continental for undisclosed amount.

WORLDWIDE COMPUTER PRODUCTS NEWS-June 6, 2014-Immersion signs multi-year license agreement with Continental for undisclosed amount

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Immersion Corporation (Nasdaq:IMMR), a developer and provider of licenses for its touch feedback technology, revealed on Thursday that it signed a multi-year licensing arrangement with Continental, an automotive supplier.

Pursuant to the agreement, the company said that Continental can now incorporate the advanced haptic technologies for touchscreen, touch pad and touch panel interfaces in its automotive solutions, to improve the usability of in-car interfaces and making it safer for drivers to interact with their systems while driving.

Further, when used in automotive navigation and entertainment systems, the haptic technologies bring increased realism and feedback mechanisms to the touch interfaces and can provide critical confirmation cues, besides they offer designers with the flexibility to create unique, customized interior designs in the car, often at a reduced cost than similar capabilities via mechanical equivalents.

Financial details of the agreement were not discussed.

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