Immersion and Internet Services finally stopped poking at each other in the courtroom, reaching an anti-climactic settlement Tuesday, according to an Immersion press release. The small company claimed it had an exclusive license to Immersion’s patent for “a man-machine interface which provides tactile feedback to various sensing body parts” — and was using it to develop software that would let people touch and feel the action on X-rated Web sites and video games. Because of the license, Internet Services said it should get some bang out of Immersion’s 82 bucks won from Sony in an infringement case involving the same patent.
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