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Come on down to Good Chemistry Brewery and hear from University of Bristol spinout company Ultrahaptics about 'Ultra' and 'Haptics' as they explain how their exciting technology lets you feel without touching. For the first time, Pint of Science Bristol is right at the source of beer: Come and join us at the Good Chemistry Brewery and give Bob and Kelly's delicious brews a try. Don't come hungry, there is no kitchen, but do be thirsty! Good Chemistry Brewing is a working brewery in a big drafty warehouse in England in spring - so please dress warmly as it will get chilly. Please note that this...
Ultrahaptics - sound you can touch
Touch is a two-way communication tool. We use it to explore the world around us to get a rich tapestry of information about the objects in our lives, feeling for textures and dimensions. We also use touch to convey emotion, and trust. In a world where personal and collective communications are becoming digitalised, Ultrahaptics reintroduces the sense of touch to our experiences. By using ultrasound to project the sensation of touch directly onto the user’s hand, without the need for gloves or other wearables, touch can be added to virtual worlds and gesture recognition controls.