Touching is exciting.Electronic components realize that.

Humans absorb vast amounts of information by touch, through our fingers and palms. We respond to touch emotionally as well.
Alps Electric, which has been advancing the human-machine interface since our founding, is an expert on the sense of touch.
Making life more fun and more convenient—we work passionately every day to bring touch to human-machine interactions.

TACT Switch™

Flexibility to get the right push feel
TACT Switch™

Alps Electric is well-known for its TACT Switch™ line of products. Available in diverse variations of touch sensations, these compact switches deliver a superior click feel. Each feels different to push according to the usage scenario in applications such as smartphones, home appliances and automobiles to realize reliable, comfortable input.

Multi Control Devices

Achieving intuitive control
Multi Control Devices

Compact, thin multi control devices equipped with control sticks that can be tilted in any direction. Tiltable devices that follow the movement of your fingers enable more intuitive control and create a greater sense of comfort when used as controllers for home electronics, computers and many other devices.

Haptic Commander™

Realistic recreation of various tactile sensations
Haptic Commander™

Haptic™ is the application of force feedback technology to reproduce pseudo sensations of touch. In 2002, Alps Electric announced the HAPTIC COMMANDER™, an in-vehicle control device for automobiles. Since then we have continued development of a wide range of products and the technology is now indispensable to augmented and virtual reality applications.