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.
How to Participate
To participate, a team must submit a 3-page proposal (see submission information below) by November 30, 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.