Makerstown in Bruxelles

At the Makerstown the first qualitive results of the experiments in Poland with the 12×16 BlindPAD was presented. Also, the proto1 was demonstrated onsite.


World Haptics 2017

At the World Haptics J.J Zarate, N. Besse, O. Gudozhnik, A. Ruch, H. Shea, demonstrated the “Portable pin array with 192 fast latching taxels”. Also an oral presentation was given about the portable pins. Many people tried out the demonstrator. A lighter version of the proto1, which was used at the first prototypes was presented at the World Haptics.

ACM CHI 2017

At the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2017 in Denver a paper was accepted to demonstrate the latest version of BlindPAD together with a simple game of Pong – Haptic Pong.

IEEE Haptics Symposium 2016

Nadine Besse, Herbert Shea, Juan Zarate, Samuel Rosset, Luca Brayda presented the “4×4 SMP demo” at the Haptics Symposium 2016 conference held from April 8th till 11th 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In addition to that also a publication was successful at the Symposium.

Impressions from the Symposium


WUD Silesia Commons Innovation

On 17.11.2015 at the WUD Silesia Commons Innovation Piotr from FIRR referred about the BLINDPAD and the project. In addition to the presentation it was also a fruitfull discussion about possible use cases and scenarios.