Emerge announces breakthrough in ultrasound sensor technology to physically feel the metaverse
As the Metaverse continues to expand and evolve, Emerge harnesses the power of MEMS technology to help people feel more connected through VR/AR technology.
VR/AR Association: The emotional perspective of touch and the next paradigm of presence
"Sly Lee, Co-Founder and CEO of Emerge, shares with us his approach to the emotional perspective of touch and how he hopes to create the next paradigm of presence."
The AR Show: Sly Lee (Emerge) on the importance of touch to immersive presence
"In this conversation, we explore the concept of human connection in the age of the metaverse, and why the sense of touch has an important part to play."
Faura Talks: The new paradigm of connection
"Touch wields incredible power in the digital era. As our technological methods of communication continue to evolve, we find ourselves facing a new question: what would a future where we can communicate through touch look like?"
Kiblix: Digital intimacy in virtual worlds now
"In this unprecedented time of a near universal shift to virtual presence, we talk to a range of creatives/groups exploring cutting edge ideas around the evolution of community, connectivity and intimacy in virtual worlds."
Virtual Beings Summit: Staying human through touch
"Sly Lee, Emerge, on staying human through touch."
El País: Beyond the video call: see, hear… and touch
“We are immigrants and we know how difficult and frustrating it is to have our loved ones in the distance. We have family and friends thousands of kilometers away and these two-dimensional screens are the only way we have to feel close to them.”
World Economic Forum: Why we need to rediscover the power of human touch
"Incorporating touch into our digital communications could not only help mitigate the effects of skin hunger, but hopefully allow human bonding even when physically apart. Holding hands with a loved one is much more than the simple perception of palm against palm — it is a reminder that touch holds emotion and power."
Medium: The growing potential of human connection in immersive technology
"No digital solution is a replacement for in-person, human connection, but as we watch and take part in the creation of a new generation of remote presence solutions, we are hopeful that our technology, along with others in this space, will bring people together across distances through powerful new mediums that were previously unavailable."
Medium: The future of virtual interaction
"Immersive technology brings great potential, as well as great responsibility. There have been valid fears of tech taking away our jobs, livelihoods, and identities as individuals. However, the pandemic has forced governments to restructure policies that may lay a new groundwork of how work is valued in the future. Policies like universal income may allow humans to self actualize, doing work that makes us thrive with our basic needs already met."
Yahoo Finance: Emerge CEO Sly Lee announces new tech where you can ‘reach through the screen’ to access loved ones
“What if we could reach through the screen? What if I could hold my grandma’s hand when I’m not with her physically? What if I could share my emotions, how I’m feeling, with her today, and vice versa?”
Built in LA: Emerge lets users interact physically in extended reality
“Soon, all of us may be able to hug or high five someone on the other side of the world.”
Business Wire: Emerge comes out of stealth with $12M in Series A funding for a platform that enables users to feel and share immersive content with bare hands
“Our vision is to create a future where distance and time don’t stand in the way of feeling present. Our goal is to create new interaction standards and a new language of touch for multi-sensory XR experiences.”