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Immersion VibeTonz® Demo Showcase

Use with Immersion VibeTonz® USB Demonstration Handset


Immersion VibeTonz® Demo Showcase:

The Flash demo emphasizes the benefits of haptics within the mobile phone industry, offering a context for touch sensations that a user may feel on their mobile handset.

Setting up the demo requires several installed components in order to support the playing of VibeTonz effects on the VibeTonz® USB Demonstration Handset. These components are installed with the authoring application.

If you have opened the Immersion VibeTonz® Studio authoring application, close this application before starting the demo and vice versa. Be sure your VibeTonz® USB Demonstration Handset is connected to the USB port of your computer before opening this start page for the VibeTonz® Demo Showcase.

Click on the file named vibeshowcase.html to start the demo. When launching the demo, you may be prompted with a warning dialog box. Click "Yes" to continue.

PC System Requirements for the Demo:

  • Macromedia Flash Player: VibeTonz® Demo Showcase requires Macromedia Flash Player Version 6 or higher. Please visit to download and install the latest version of the Macromedia Flash Player, if necessary. Flash Player Version 9 or higher includes default security measures that restrict the player's ability to invoke VibeTonz® effects from local files. If you are using Flash Player version 8 or higher, you need to change the security settings to indicate that the VibeTonz® Demo Showcase files are trusted. To do so, run Macromedia's Global Security Settings panel

    In the Macromedia Flash Player Settings Manager dialog box, click on the arrow next to Edit Locations...and select Add Location. Click on Browse for Folder and select [VibeTonz Install Directory]\demo_effectsamples, then click OK.

  • Internet Explorer: VibeTonz® Demo Showcase requires Internet Explorer Version 6 or higher. Please visit to download and install the latest version of Internet Explorer, if necessary.
  • Windows XP Service Pack 2 users: The latest update to Internet Explorer, Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 2, has implemented additional security features that hinder the installation and use of Active X controls. There are additional steps that you may need to follow in order to install the Immersion Web Plug-in / Active X control.
  • Microsoft® Windows® 2000 or XP compatible
  • Pentium III 800 MHz CPU
  • 512 MB Memory
  • Available USB port (USB 1.1 or higher) if using the VibeTonz® USB Demonstration Handset

Interacting with the Demo:

  • Connect your VibeTonz-enabled handset to its USB data cable, plug the USB data cable in to your computer's USB port, and power on the handset. Or, plug-in the VibeTonz USB Demonstration Handset directly to your PC's USB port.
  • Launch the demo
  • To experience the VibeTonz touch sensations hold the VibeTonz-enabled mobile handset in your hand.
  • Use the mouse to select an item from the main menu located at the bottom section of the computer screen.
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  • A menu will appear on the phone graphic on the PC screen.
  • Use your mouse to interact with the phone graphic on the PC screen. Navigate through the menus by clicking on the circular pad.
  • Select an item with the OK button.
  • Exit an item with the END button.
  • To Exit the demo, click the Close button or press Alt-F4 on your PC keyboard.

Launch the VibeTonz® Demo Showcase

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  • Preview this demo with Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0+.
  • Make sure you have Macromedia Flash 6.0 or 7.0 Player plug-in. This is available from the Macromedia Web site.
  • To Exit the full-screen demo, press Alt-F4 on your PC keyboard.

Immersion VibeTonz® Developer Support:
If you are having problems getting started, please contact VibeTonz Customer Support for help.

If you are interested in purchasing an Immersion VibeTonz® Studio license, please send all inquiries to VibeTonz Sales at Immersion Corporation.

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