Iris Technology Emulates Gear-Shift in Joysticks

Posted Posted in Magnetic Force Feedback

Iris Dynamics is switching gears with their latest technology – literally. The company has been heavily focused on R&D and new developments are starting to shift into high gear. “We’ve been trying all sorts of force-effects on our new Magnetic Force Feedback Joysticks” says CEO Patrick McFadden. “Most recently, we’ve programmed them to emulate gear-shifters.” […]

Feel the Joy(stick) – Introducing the World’s First Magnetic Force Feedback Joystick

Posted Posted in Actuator

Victoria, BC (PRWEB)May 23, 2017 This new style of joystick is beautiful in its simplicity. With just one moving part, it removes the mechanics used by traditional joysticks. The main moving component of the device silently glides along programmable magnetic fields (similar to magnetic levitation trains). It is completely silent with no mechanical noise. With […]

Finalist for the 16th Annual VIATEC Technology Awards

Posted Posted in Company

Iris Dynamics, Ltd. is honored and excited to be selected as a finalist for the 16th Annual VIATEC Technology Awards.   The awards celebrate the achievements of technology companies responsible for making Greater Victoria the fastest growing technology region in British Columbia, and to recognize the leaders, creators and innovators that have driven the local tech […]

IRIS Exceeds Payload Record at 45 lbf

Posted Posted in Actuator

This has been an exciting week for Iris as the latest linear actuator has exceed expectations and produced a 45 lbf payload from a 350 W power supply. This new advancement is 6 times more powerful than previous Iris linear actuators and twice as efficient. The team can is also exploring additional mechanical advantage to further […]