Washington D.C. – As we continue to strive for more accessible XR in 2023, we are excited to bring together experts and enthusiasts in the field of XR haptic technology for an interactive and informative discussion.
Join XR Access and the XR Association on Tuesday, February 28, 2023, at 2:00 PM EST for a community discussion on haptics. This discussion will explore the use of haptics to drive accessible immersive experiences. Hear from leading industry experts, followed by an open audience discussion of best practices for addressing how haptics can help XR utilize the sense of touch for immersion and accessibility.
- Dr. Bob Crockett, Co-Founder at HaptX and Biomedical Engineering Professor at California Polytechnic State University
- Dr. Dhruv Jain, Assistant Professor at University of Michigan, Computer Science and Engineering
- Ashley Huffman, Executive at TITAN Haptics
To learn more about the Haptics Community Discussion, please contact XRA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Explore other XRA resources:
XRA’S DEVELOPERS GUIDE, CHAPTER THREE: Accessibility & Inclusive Design in Immersive Experiences
INCLUSIVE XR IN THE WORKPLACE: How Accessible Immersive Technologies Can Help Employers Upskill and Enable an Increasingly Diverse Workforce, developed in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Partnership on Employment & Accessibility Technology (PEAT)
XRAccessability.github.io, a one-stop resource for developers to find accessibility code solutions, developed in partnership with the XR Access Initiative
In case you missed it: Community Discussion on Audio Cues in Virtual Environments – XR Access