HaptX, formerly known as AxonVR, is a provider of realistic haptic technology building a sensor-packed glove for VR and robotics applications that simulates haptic and resistance feedback for enterprise users.

HaptX builds technology that simulates touch with unprecedented realism.

HaptX was founded in 2012 by Jake Rubin and Bob Crockett. The company is headquartered in Redmond, Washington, with offices in San Luis Obispo and San Francisco, CA.


HaptX provides HaptX Gloves, which physically displace the user’s skin the way a real object would. They deliver realism, with more than 130 points of tactile feedback per hand.


HaptX's flagship product, DK2 VR glove, enables natural interaction and realistic haptic feedback in virtual reality and robotics for the first time. The gloves work with a VR headset and tracker, connected to a central control box.


HaptX Gloves is adopted by fortune 500 companies and governments around the world, for their most demanding applications in training and simulation, industrial design, and robotics.


HaptX is backed by NetEase, Verizon Ventures, AIS Global, Mason Avenue Investments, Crescent Cove Advisors, Taylor Frigon Capital Partners, Upheaval Investments, and others. The company raised $23M in new financing on Sep 15, 2022. This brings HaptX's total funding to $59.5M to date.



  • Year founded: 2012
  • Funding Info: $59.5M over 6 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Venture- Series Unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Redmond
  • State: Washington
  • Country: United States
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