It Aint Virtual Anymore

Mr Francois Jeanneau, President and Chief Executive Officer
United States


USA 2017 Presentation - Novasentis*
USA 2017 Audio Presentation - Novasentis*

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The market for haptics is forecasted to grow to nearly $3b by 2027 per IDTechEx. This talk will focus on Electro Mechanical Polymer (EMP) technology that provides a variety of pleasing haptic output. These actuators are being designed into best in class VR accessories to provide the third element - touch.

講演者の経歴 (Francois Jeanneau)

As a recognized executive in the high-tech space, Francois has spent the last two decades building strategic relationships with leading OEMs and ODMs - increasing revenue and catapulting long-term growth for leading organizations. He has held senior level positions at UPEK, a fingerprint authentication company (ultimately acquired by Apple), and helped increase revenue to $50M+ in less than three years. Most recently, Francois was SVP for Novasentis managing its commercial activities including sales, marketing and business development. Prior to that, he was Senior Director of Sales for Cambrios Technologies, leading sales activities with top tier OEMs. He holds an Engineering Degree from ICAM France and an MBA from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business.

会社紹介 (Novasentis, Inc)

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Novasentis is the supplier of the world's thinnest and most flexible polymer-based haptic actuators. The patented electro-mechanical polymer (EMP) technology and products are ideal for creating rich haptic feedback and a completely new user experience for applications including smart watches, AR/VR, gaming controllers and many others. Founded in 2006, Novasentis is privately held with corporate offices in Berkeley, California and research facilities in State College, Penn. More information on Novasentis is available at External Link.
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