Microsoft, Meta, Google, UltraSense Systems, Woven Planet, Grewus and more are exhibiting at Smart Haptics 2022


SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Smithers, a leading provider of testing, consulting, information and compliance services, is hosting the annual Smart Haptics Conference this year at the Pan Pacific Seattle Hotel in Seattle, WA and on-demand.

With over 30 speakers across 8 dynamic sessions, as well as dedicated networking breaks and an evening reception, this year’s program has been carefully designed to highlight the latest developments.

The list of speakers includes experts from Google, Microsoft, Meta, Woven Planet, Grewus, Boréas Technologies, D-Box, Contact CI, SynTouch, FundamentalVR, Vrroom, Sensoria Health, Ultraleap, Elitac Wearables, PSYONIC, OWO, FundamentalVR, InterDigital, and much more.

Keynote Speaker Hong Z. Tan, Senior Haptics Researcher at Google, introduces the topic: Remember Bose Wave Radio? Take a perception-based approach to high-end haptics in consumer products.

Nicholas Colonnese, Scientific Director of Research at Meta, discusses haptics in the metaverse and leads a panel on the metaverse.

The agenda includes sessions focused on the state of the industry, actuator and material technology, industrial collaboration, automotive haptics, health and wellness, metaverse, gaming, future of haptics, etc.

Since 2017, Smart Haptics has provided this growing industry with a forum dedicated to exploring the future and commercializing haptics technology. This year’s event will explore how haptic technologies are changing the way we interpret and interact with our world – and each other. Presentations are designed to engage and inform the haptics industry through case studies and panel discussions that provide attendees the opportunity to learn about and explore the latest emerging applications.

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About Smither:

Founded in 1925 and based in Akron, Ohio, Smithers is a multinational provider of testing, consulting, information and compliance services. With labs and operations in North America, Europe and Asia, Smithers supports customers in the transportation, life sciences, packaging, materials, components, consumer, product dryness and energy. Smithers delivers accurate, on-time data with high touch, integrating science, technology and business expertise, so customers can innovate with confidence.


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