# Getting started

The Hapticlabs DevKit consists of:

Hapticlabs Studio
Desktop application to design haptic patterns
Hardware module that creates the signal
Firmware running on the Satellite

# Download and install

Download Hapticlabs Studio and enter the license key when prompted.
Launch Hapticlabs Studio by clicking on Hapticlabs Studio.exe (Windows), the Hapticlabs App (MacOS), or running the executable called Hapticlabs on Linux. For more info on the installation follow the link below

Download Hapticlabs Studio


# Trigger haptics

Let's start by connecting the hardware, creating a first track and playing it back:

# Connect the Satellite

Use the provided USB-C the satellite with the USB-C cable to your computer. Allow a few moments for the devices to recognize each other. You may need to install any required drivers or software for the satellite module to function properly on your computer. If you are on a Windows machine and the Satellite won't appear in Hapticlabs Studio, you might need to install a suitable driver:


# Connect the Actuator

Attach any of the provided actuators to the output channel labeled A or B on the Satellite Module. Read more about the supported actuator types:

Actuators and motors

# Select the actuator mode

Start your project by selecting the appropriate actuator type from the dropdown menu. Each actuator in the DevKit is labeled with the appropriate type.

# Add new track

Start by adding a new track, fill it with haptic blocks and arrange them to your liking

# Adjust parameters

Adjust the block parameters by directly dragging with the cursor or adjusting the sliders

# Hit Play

Press the play button on each track to play back the track on your actuator. Happy vibing!