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Immersion Enters Into Multi-Year Licensing Agreement with Kyocera

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Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR) , the leading developer and licensor of touch feedback technology, today announced that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Kyocera, a worldwide leading supplier of mobile devices. The agreement is a multi-year worldwide license for Immersion’s TouchSense(R) software technology as well as its Basic Haptics IP.

“Kyocera’s commitment to develop intuitive, easy to use mobile devices that improve the user experience is a natural fit for Immersion’s haptic technology. Tactile feedback is a key mobile device feature that can differentiate products, enables rich touch-based communications, and engages users with realistic tactile effects and media experiences,” said Victor Viegas, chief executive officer of Immersion. “We are pleased to add Kyocera to our growing list of licensees and excited to help bring high-quality tactile effects to Kyocera’s portfolio of mobile devices.”

Immersion’s TouchSense technology allows device manufacturers, content creators and software developers to design high quality tactile effects that enhance the mobile device user interface, apps and entertainment content. More information can be found at www.touchsense.com/technology.

About Immersion

Founded in 1993, Immersion (NASDAQ:IMMR) is the leading innovator in haptic technology. The company’s touch feedback solutions deliver a more compelling sense of the digital world. Using Immersion’s high-fidelity haptic systems, partners can transform user experiences with unique and customizable touch feedback effects; excite the senses in games and videos; restore “mechanical” feel by providing intuitive and unmistakable confirmation; may improve safety by reducing distractions while driving; provide realistic touch feedback when performing robotic medical procedures and training simulations; and expand usability when audio and visual feedback are ineffective. Immersion’s TouchSense technology provides haptics in mobile phone, automotive, gaming, medical, and consumer electronics products from world-class companies. With over 1,900 issued or pending patents in the U.S., China and other countries, Immersion helps bring the digital universe to life. Learn more at www.immersion.com or www.touchsense.com.

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains “forward-looking statements” that involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions that, if they never materialize or prove incorrect, could cause the results of Immersion Corporation and its consolidated subsidiaries to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.

All statements, other than the statements of historical fact, are statements that may be deemed forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, statements regarding the benefits of Immersion’s TouchSense technology and future collaboration between Immersion and Kyocera.

Immersion’s actual results might differ materially from those stated or implied by such forward-looking statements due to risks and uncertainties associated with Immersion’s business, which include, but are not limited to: unanticipated difficulties and challenges encountered in product development efforts (including with respect to Immersion’s TouchSense Technology) by Immersion and its licensees; unanticipated difficulties and challenges encountered in implementation efforts by Immersion’s licensees; adverse outcomes in any future intellectual property-related litigation and the costs related thereto; the effects of the current macroeconomic climate; delay in or failure to achieve adoption of or commercial demand for Immersion’s products or third party products incorporating Immersion’s technologies; and lack of market demand for Immersion’s technologies. Many of these risks and uncertainties are beyond the control of Immersion.

For a more detailed discussion of these factors, and other factors that could cause actual results to vary materially, interested parties should review the risk factors listed in Immersion’s most current Form 10-K, and Form 10-Q, both of which are on file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements in this press release reflect Immersion’s beliefs and predictions as of the date of this release. Immersion disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements as a result of financial, business, or any other developments occurring after the date of this release.

Immersion, the Immersion logo, and TouchSense are trademarks of Immersion Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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