September 15, 2022
Award supports continued development of a refreshable braille and tactile graphics display for people who are blind. See press release here.
August 17, 2021
NewHaptics has been selected as a finalist for the MIT Solve Global Challenge in Digital Inclusion. NewHaptics was one of 75 teams selected out of over 1,800 submission. Check out our submission here.
May 28, 2021
We recently made some big developments with our braille dot actuator technology. We now have a series of 210-dot prototypes with pins at 2.5 mm center-to-center spacing. We've also created a graphical user interface that allows us to draw shapes and render braille characters on the tactile surface. Check out videos of the prototypes at this link.
March 30, 2021
NewHaptics was just selected as a Semi-Finalist for the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2021. The 5th annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge is conducting a worldwide search for early-stage startups (<$1M USD raised) with a technology solution that will lead to positive social or environmental impact. NewHaptics was one of just 93 finalists selected out of a pool of 1,745 submissions. You can check out our elevator pitch video submission here.