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Haptix: Multitouch Reinvented

A project in San Francisco, CA by Haptix Touch

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Transform any flat surface into a 3D multitouch surface to control your computer, TV, or any other screen.
Backers: 2059
Average Pledge Per Backer: $87

Funded: $180,076 of $100,000
Dates: Aug 14th -> Sep 13th (30 days)
Project By: Haptix Touch
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Latest News

We did it!

September 13th - via:
Hi everyone, we did it! ٩(^o^)۶ Thanks for making this an incredible journey so far, and it's only just the beginning! You'll be hearing a lot more from us as we work towards getting Haptix into your hands, so stay tuned! Please feel free to reach... (Read More)

Spread the word

September 9th - via:
3 days to go! It's been an awesome journey so far, thanks for all your support and feedback. Again, feel free to message us your questions (if we haven't gotten back to you yet, please send us a reminder) and suggestions. Haptix is your product too.... (Read More)

First-person Shooter Video

September 9th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Practical applications for Haptix

September 8th - via:
Happy Monday everyone! Here's a question for you: Is 3D sensing practical? Just last month, TechCrunch wrote that "3D Gesture Control Is An Area of Focus On Innovation We Likely Don't Need Or Want", citing problems such as a flawed experience and... (Read More)

Hello from Shenzhen

September 5th - via:
Just a disclaimer: This is more of a pre-announcement than anything else. We're in Shenzhen, China at the moment visiting some factories and prototyping a thinner casing. Here's some CNC action! But yes, we reached our stretch goal! (thank you all... (Read More)

Top 5 Kickstarter Projects topping the charts and getting the community in action

September 3rd - via:
Kickstarter as a platform has its own beauty and is a niche community that has been supporting insanely creative projects across the planet. Currently Kickstarter is also reaching out to Canada, Australia and New Zealand. This has been one of Kickstarter’s major expansion plans. Last year Kickstarter rolled out in the UK as well. Kickstarter evangelists say that more than the money it is the community that helps in a product sustainability. The way projects gets feedback from backers is like a real time market survey. This loop helps in better execution and obviously building something that people love. They literally put money where their mouth is. Here are some awesome projects which we thought needs a mention. (Read More)

Multitouch Anywhere with Haptix

September 3rd - via:
Welcome back to another Kickstarter Conversation! Today I am pleased to be joined by Darren from Haptix Touch to talk to us about their amazing Kickstarter project Haptix: Multitouch Reinvented. (Read More)

Haptix: both a mouse and a... keyboard?

August 27th - via:
When Haptix first launched, we saw a great deal of discussion about killing the mouse. But quite a few of you asked whether Haptix can also replace the keyboard with "invisible keyboards" or even "paper-printed keyboards".  Well, we're excited to... (Read More)

Kickstarter Weekly 5 - August 27th

August 27th - via:
For our fifth installment of the Kickstarter Weekly 5 we have found five new projects that you will once again hopefully find interesting and useful. (Read More)

Clarifying the pressure-sensitive pen add-on

August 20th - via:
Thanks for all your feedback regarding the recently announced stretch goal! We're glad to hear that some of you found it useful, and we certainly hope it makes designing easier in the future! We also had a productive talk with our suppliers today,... (Read More)

First stretch goal: pressure sensitivity

August 19th - via:
At 11:59 pm Eastern Time on Sunday, we reached our goal! \(^o^)/ Once again, we can't thank you enough for making it happen. So now, we'd like to announce our first stretch goal! When we reach the $150,000 mark, we'll add a $15 reward option for a... (Read More)

We love the weekends (don't you?)

August 18th - via:
We hope you had a fantastic time with friends and family this weekend! You made ours beyond awesome, helping us reach a few incredible milestones: More than 1000 backers Almost 95% funded  Your support means the world to us, and we're super pumped... (Read More)

Haptix Lets You Transform Any Space Into a 3D Multitouch Surface [VIDEO]

August 15th - via:
Haptix enables any surface to become a multitouch control system for your television or computer -- whether it's a screen, a keyboard, or even a table. (Read More)

Day One

August 14th - via:
Thanks everyone for your support! We've had a great first day, and it's all because of you. Here's what the press is saying about us: TechCrunch: Haptix Is A Gesture-Sensing Laptop Clip That Wants To Be Kinect For Accountants Engadget: Haptix wants... (Read More)

Haptix Is A Gesture-Sensing Laptop Clip That Wants To Be Kinect For Accountants

August 14th - via:
Haptix uses twin cameras to peek at what your hands are doing and turn their actions into input signals. It supports both in-air gestures — a la Leap Motion — but also interprets 2D gestures (such as pinch to zoom) made on any flat surface. In other words, it can turn a tabletop into a touchscreen. Haptix’s creators, who have just kicked off a Kickstarter campaign seeking $100,000 to help fund manufacturing costs, are Darren Lim and Lai Xue. (Read More)

Haptix turns any surface into a multi-touch interface for $70

August 14th - via:
Haptix Touch has just announced a new input device that turns any surface into a 3D multi-touch interface. The device, called the Haptix, closely resembles the Leap Motion gesture controller in terms of appearance and underlying technology. (Read More)

Haptix Wants To Make The Mouse Obsolete

August 14th - via:
Haptix by Ractiv wants to change how we interact with computers through 3D sensing. (Read More)

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