Meta Accused Of Infringing Virtual Reality System Patents

By Jasmin Jackson (May 27, 2022, 5:47 PM EDT) – Meta Platforms Inc. has been slapped with a patent suit in Texas federal court for allegedly poaching a developer’s sensory-stimulating technology for virtual reality systems.

Developer Immersion Corp. contended in a 60-page complaint on Thursday that Meta has infringed six patents on haptic technology – software and hardware that can create a virtual experience of touch through force and vibrations.

The developer argued that the technology giant swiped the asserted software and hardware for its VR systems like the all-in-one headset and controller product Quest 2.

“Meta is capitalizing on Immersion’s innovation and success by selling and otherwise monetizing video game …

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