ULTRAHAPTICS Student Challenge

The ULTRAHAPTICS Student Challenge jointly promoted by ULTRAHAPTICS and EUROHAPTICS 2018 invites participants from all over the world to demonstrate new applications of touch interfaces by using the ULTRAHAPTICS Development Kit.
This challenge provides an advanced development platform to innovate research on touch and aims to promote new applications in the field of mid-air haptics with a special interest in the broad areas of AR/VR, Entertainment, Communication, Healthcare, or Security.

Main dates

Proposal submission
30th November 2017
Announcement of selected proposals
15th December 2017
Progress reports from selected teams
February and May 2018
EHC 2018 Competition in Pisa (Italy)
13th-16th June 2018

How to Participate

To participate, a team must submit a 3-page proposal (see submission information below) by November 30th, 2018. Five proposals will be chosen and notified. Ultrahaptics will allocate a TOUCH Development Kit (UHDK5) to each of the 5 selected teams in December 2017. The selected teams will be given access to supporting documents and application notes, including communication API, development instructions and examples, and detailed construction.
The Student Haptic Challenge will take place during the EuroHaptics 2018 conference in Pisa (Italy), from 13th-16th June 2018. The winner of the Student Challenge will be announced during the award ceremony. An amount of 1,000€ and an internship training program sponsored by Ultrahaptics will be awarded to the winner.

For more info and for submissions, click here