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Our intellectual property

Innovation and patents are our lifeblood

Ultraleap is one of the leading IP owners in spatial computing and natural user interface technology. Our world- leading expertise is based on over 10 years of development powered by hundreds of millions of dollars of investment

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Strategic, broad, and longstanding patents

We own patents covering key technologies and techniques which we believe are fundamental to delivering mid-air haptics. Our hand tracking patents are both longstanding and broad. This means that any commercializable mid-air touch application, in any geography, will almost certainly require licensing of our technology

Strategic innovation

Supported by multiple global IP and patent experts, we offer our customers both highly strategic patent coverage based on rigorous analysis of the strength and value of individual innovations, and the benefits of significant proprietary knowledge.

We hold a range of patents in computer vision, ultrasound, and interaction-related technologies


Algorithms and methods for performing and implementing robust, accurate, and power-efficient hand tracking and mid-air haptics.

Phased arrays

Fundamental techniques to create ultrasonic haptic feedback and realize mid-air haptic technology in affordable and performant implementations.

Interaction methods

Numerous generic interaction techniques applicable to any system featuring interaction enabled by hand tracking or mid-air haptics.

System design

IP relating to physical integration techniques, calibration methods, power efficiency, and system layouts.

Optics and illumination

Techniques to create fast, robust, and accurate hand tracking, and IP related to hardware designs for camera modules.
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Use cases

Specific use cases for hand tracking, mid-air haptics, and control in virtual and augmented reality, consumer and enterprise applications.

Who we've worked with

Global technology giants and major brands alike leverage Ultraleap's IP and expertise to create transformational technology and experiences.

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