RICHMON, England† July 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Peratech, a leading innovator in tactile user interfaces for high-end electronics, announced that its full-range, force-sensing technology will be used in the latest Lenovo Legion 7i and 7 (16″, 7) the WASD keys of gaming laptops.1 Integrated into Lenovo Legion’s high-end premium gaming laptops, Peratech’s Force Keyboard and Hydra™ user interface software deliver an immersive, engaging gaming experience.
Unlike other gaming laptops that have added a force function to the W, A, S and D keys, Peratech’s all-analog response allows players to play games at a much more intuitive, physical level. by extending the simple on/off switch of a stand. key to unleash the full range of power in real-world interaction.
Jim ThomasPeratech CCO shared: “Imagine you are driving down your local highway and your throttle is limited to only 2 options, ‘off’ or ‘full speed’. Reality-based physics requires acceleration depending on how hard you press the accelerator pedal or how hard you turn the wheel. This is the difference Peratech makes intelligent tactile sensing.”
Thomas added: “The key to the experience is how we use Peratech’s ability to bring together detection technology and advanced controller software to deliver the full, immersive gaming experience on notebook PCs, while preserving the existing typing experience. The forced keys and non-forced keys feel the same because they are the same.From a power standpoint, the accuracy, consistency and key uniformity provide a console-style game controller experience without your hands leaving the keyboard. This is exactly what everyone has been asking for at PC gaming community.”
“We know gamers value high performance and an immersive, intuitive gameplay experience,” said Zhaochun Ma, Lenovo Vice President of Consumer and SMB Notebook Development Center, Intelligent Devices Group. “That’s why we’re partnering with Peratech to bring the new Force Sensor technology to the upgraded Lenovo Legion TrueStrike Keyboard — allowing players to accelerate their in-game character as more force is applied to the keys of the new Lenovo Legion 7i and 7 (16″, 7) gaming laptops.”
Peratech VP Product, Alex Bakker commented: “The key is our Hydra™ user interface software. Combined with the dynamic range of our tactile sensing solution, Hydra gives all users a better out-of-the-box experience. For the advanced gamers and influencers, Hydra Pros gives the opportunity to show how they play the game with the Xbox [360 Game Bar] widget. Add Hydra’s ability to share custom game profiles, and Pros can engage users more than ever and expand their brand. Simply put, Peratech’s Hydra takes user engagement on gaming PCs to a whole new level.”
Peratech’s award-winning, patented, tactile user interfaces bring a new dimension to the electronics user experience, enabling intuitive, engaging human-machine interactions across a wide variety of applications and markets. More than a million devices around the world now use Peratech technologies. Peratech’s custom design and product integration engineering services minimize both cost and time to mass product launch. Peratech Holdco Ltd. is a privately held company based in Richmond, North Yorkshire, UK†
1 Availability may vary by region and products/features may only be available in select markets. All offers and features are subject to availability. Lenovo reserves the right to change product offerings, features and specifications at any time without notice.
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SOURCE Peratech Holdco Limited