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University spin-out Ultraleap raises £60 million in latest funding round

Press release issued: 25 November 2021

A University of Bristol spin-out company which develops sci-fi-worthy touchless tech has raised £60 million in its latest funding round.

Ultraleap’s hand-tracking and mid-air haptics technologies allow users to touch and manipulate the virtual world.

Sensors track the hand’s intricate movements, creating 3D projections that can interact in the digital realm.

Ultraleap CEO Tom Carter studied for an MEng in Computer Science and a PhD in Human Computer Interaction at the University of Bristol. He co-founded Ultrahaptics (now Ultraleap) in 2013.

Read the full University of Bristol press release

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