Immersion Corporation, an intellectual property and software licensing company, creates, designs, develops, and licenses technologies in North America, Europe, Asia, and internationally. It provides haptic technologies and software that allow people to use their sense of touch when operating various digital devices. The company offers TouchSense Core software for incorporation into mobile devices, video console gaming systems, consumer electronics, medical simulation and surgical robotic systems, and automotive controls; and TouchSense Engage, a suite of design tools and software development kits to design and integrate tactile effects into mobile games, ads, and videos. Immersion Corporation licenses TouchSense software to original equipment manufacturers or their suppliers. The company also licenses its customers to implement the licensed software in their products. In addition, it offers turn-key engineering and integration services, design kits for prototyping, authoring tools, application programming interfaces, and platform independent solutions; and develops hardware and software technologies that are compatible with industry standards. The company sells its products through a direct sales force. Immersion Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.