Interactive Displays 2009

San Jose, CA
Tuesday, 21 April 2009

 

Interactive Displays 2009

Conference Agenda


Tuesday, April 21, 2009 
12:00pm  Conference Registration 
1:00 pm Pre-Conference Seminar: **Requires Additional Registration Fee**
Gesture Navigation in the World of Digital Contents, Enabled by A Single-Chip 3D Image Sensor
Sakuya Morimoto, Senior Director, Business Development in Asia
CANESTA, JAPAN

 

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 
7:00am  Registration and Continental Breakfast 
 
8:00am  Welcome and Opening Remarks
Derek Mitchell, Conference Producer
INTERTECHPIRA, US
 
 
8:05am  Welcome and Opening Remarks from Conference Chairs

Steven Bathiche, Director of Research, Applied Sciences Group, Entertainment and Devices Division
MICROSOFT, US

Guillaume Largillier, Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder 
STANTUM, FRANCE 
 

Market and Industry Overview 

8:15am Touch in a Touchless World
  • Marketplace excitement about touch technologies 
  • Marketplace excitement about 3D technologies 
  • Can all of this excitement be combined?

Mark Fihn, Publisher
VERITAS ET VISUS, US
 

8:40am  The Impact of Wireless Social Networking on the Evolution of the Display Industry 
  • An overview of wireless social networking
  • The four levels of intimacy
  • From handsets to mobile internet devices
  • A new breed of human - machine interfaces
  • Scenarios for the display industry

Vinita Jackhanwal, Principal Analyst, Small/Medium Displays
ISUPPLI CORPORATION, US
 

Advances in Touch Technology 

9:05am  The Advantages of Force-Based Touch Technology
  • Weaknesses of existing technology
  • Advantages of zTouch technology
  • Potential applications
  • Where will the technology go next? 

Joseph Carsanaro, President and CEO
F-ORIGIN, US
 

9:35am  MultiTouch LCD Cell - Tough and Modular
  • Reliability and robustness through LCD-based technology
  • Modular hardware - increased design space
  • Modular software - wider application areas 

Tommi Ilmonen, CEO
MULTITOUCH OY, FINLAND
 

10:05am  Multitouch and Some Food for Thought: Designing The Best User Experience
  • Optical performance for touch screens
  • Form factor and size trends for optimum usage
  • The importance of pressure sensitivity
  • Scan rates for 10 fingers or more
  • Combining the pen with touch
Dan Doyle, Vice President of Components
WACOM TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, US
 
 
10:35am  Morning Refreshments and Networking Break 
 

Designing Experiences 

11:05am  Measuring the Effectiveness of Digital Signage Using "Gaze-Tracking" SMS and Other Interactive Technologies 
  • Digital signage is a rapidly expanding application for digital displays
  • Out-of-home advertising revenue is dependent on effective measurement
  • Active and passive interactive technologies are being used today including gaze-tracking, facial recognition, Bluetooth and SMS proximity marketing and POS analytics through the integration of interactive technologies, digital ROI and CPM of the network and investment

Brad Gleeson, Vice President, Business Development
TARGETPATH GLOBAL LLC, US
 

11:35am  Tactable: Designing Multi-Touch Experiences
  • Holistic experiences
  • Some design guidelines
  • Thinking about the user
  • Keeping it fun with visual feedback and surprise 

Henry Kaufman, President and Founder
TACTABLE, US
 

Technology Spotlight: Haptics 

12:05pm  Haptics for Interactive Displays
  • Haptics today - technology and market acceptance
  • Value of haptics
  • Cost of haptics 
  • Future of haptics and multimodal interaction

Christophe Ramstein, Chief Technology Officer
IMMERSION CORPORATION, US
 

12:35pm  Roundtable Luncheon 
 
Luncheon Keynote by Jeff Han
PERCEPTIVE PIXEL, US

 
1:45pm  The Furture of Portables is All About the Screen
  • Cloud computing
  • Screen Performance
  • High-efficiency screen architecture 

Mary Lou Jepsen, CEO
PIXEL QI, US
 

Gesture-Based Interaction 

2:15pm  Man-Machine Interaction by Way of Touch Gestures
  • An introduction to gestures
  • The manipulation of the desktop, forms and objects
  • Technology limitations
  • An actual implementation
  • What's next? 

John Newton, Chief technology Officer
NEXTWINDOW, NEW ZEALAND
 

Applications and Case Studies 

2:45pm  Sensitive Object Acoustic Technology: The Next Revolution of Touch
  • Reversys accoustic technology using wave propagation
  • Markets for Reversys technology
  • Reversys versus competitive technologies
  • Application examples 

Herve Martin, CEO
SENSITIVE OBJECT, FRANCE
 

3:15pm  Trends in Interactive Gaming
  • Casino trends
  • Amusement trends
  • Multi-player trends
  • Gaming device paradigm shift 

Scott Hagermoser, Gaming Business Unit Manager
3M TOUCH SYSTEMS, US
 

3:45pm  Do You Want to Touch Me?
  • By putting a touchscreen on a flat panel display, why should we expect people will suddenly interact with it?
  • Learn about the critical role of industrial design in the effectiveness of "touchable" interactive displays
  • Discover the dramatic impact touchable media can have on consumer engagement levels 

Bob Cooney, Vice President, Business Development
ECAST, US
 

4:15pm 

Facilitating Human Interaction with Interactive Devices

  • How interactive displays can bring people together 
  • The market for social
  • Lessons learned from Tapcode

Brent Bushnell, Chief Technology Officer
TAPCODE, US
 

4:45pm  Afternoon Refreshments and Networking Break 
 
5:05pm  The Evolution of a Revolution - The Next Generation iDrive
  • Challenges of developing an HMI in the automotive environment
  • Use of different technologies in the car environment (displays, head-up display, and black panel technology)
  • Integrating the customer in the development process

Stephan Durach, Head, Technology Office
BMW GROUP, US
 
 

5:35pm  Interactivity in Self-Service Applications
  • Requirements of self service applications
  • Real world challenges of integrating touch and displays
  • Best practices 

Jeff Doerr, Senior Manager, Business Development Self Service Solutions Group
FLEXTRONICS, US
 

6:05pm  Networking Reception
All speakers and delegates are invited to this relaxed and informal reception to network and discuss the day's proceedings
 


Thursday, April 23, 2009 
8:00am  Continental Breakfast 
 
8:35am  Mid-Conference Remarks from the Conference Chairs

Steven Bathiche, Director of Research, Applied Sciences Group, Entertainment and Devices Division
MICROSOFT, US

Guillaume Largillier, Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder 
STANTUM, FRANCE
 
 
8:45am  Open Interaction Standards (OIS)
  • Interoperable technologies (frameworks, specifications, guidelines and tools) allowing for a more consistent interactive environment
  • Creating standards across emerging and existing interaction technologies
  • Involvement of the NUI community

Christian Moore, CEO and Founder
NATURAL USER INTERFACE GROUP, US


Day 2 Keynote Address 

9:15am  Advances in Surface Computers
Steven Bathiche, Director of Research, Applied Sciences Group, Entertainment and Devices Division
MICROSOFT, US

Andy Wilson, Senior Researcher, Adaptive Systems and Interaction Group
MICROSOFT, US

 

Technology Spotlight: Holographic Interaction 

10:00am  Trends in Immersive and Holographic Interactive Displays
  • Current situation
  • Market demands
  • Content integration and software
  • Future trends 

Mats W. Johansson, Chief Executive Officer
EON REALITY, US
 

Advances in Touch Technology 

10:30am  Capacitive vs. Resistive Multi-Touch: A User-Centric Comparison
  • Touch technology suitability
  • Side by side comparison
  • Technical challenges and trends, including usability concerns
  • Compliance of technology with Microsoft Windows 7 specifications 

Guillaume Largillier, Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder
STANTUM, FRANCE
 

11:00am  Morning Refreshments and Networking Break 
 
11:30am  DuoSense: The Hands-On Computing Revolution
  • The pen, touch and multi-touch marketplace today
  • Multi-touch, creating new market opportunities
  • Case studies

Lenny Englehardt, Vice President for Business Development
N-TRIG, ISRAEL
 

12:00pm  Multi-Discipline Multi-Touch Development at Drexel University
  • Multitouch in game development
  • Repurposing the game platform for education
  • Creating extensible gesture recognition 

Dr. Paul Diefenbach, Director, RePlay Lab
DREXEL UNIVERSITY, US
 

12:30pm  Roundtable Luncheon 
 
1:30pm  Moving from Mechanical Buttons to Capacitive UIs: A solid-state world of posibilities
  • Displays are capturing real estate on mobile devices (mobile phones, personal media, mobile internet devices and universal home controls) as mechanical buttons become irrelevant
  • Access more (mobility), see more (size), do more (interface)
  • The display is the interface, users simply touch the contextual controls
  • In the future, users may not even need to touch the interface by using technology, such as sensing
  • With multi-modal input, more information into devices will enable better user experiences
Andrew Hsu, Technical Marketing and Strategic Partnerships Manager
SYNAPTICS, US 
 
2:00pm  How Multi-Touch, Immersion and 3D Tracking Technologies are Revolutionizing Interactive Displays
  • Tracking the development of public acceptance of advanced interactive displays
  • Projecting future trends in digital signage 

Francis MacDougall, Chief Technology Officer
GESTURETEK, CANADA
 

2:30pm  Getting to the Heart of Touch
  • Contextual importance
  • Deciphering technology strengths and weaknesses
  • Ferreting out hype and omissions
  • Making tough touch decisions today
  • Migrating to the future
Keith Pradhan, Global Director of Product Management 
TYCO ELECTRONICS, ELO TOUCH SYSTEMS, US
 
3:00pm  Afternoon Refreshments and Networking Break 

Emerging Technologies 

3:30pm  Making Scents
  • What are the chemical senses (hint: smell and taste)
  • Why are they important to you and me
  • Why should they be a part of this conference
  • How can they be added to interactive experiences
  • How many different ways can they be used

Jerry Bertrand, Managing Member/Acting CEO
MICROSCENT,LLC, US
 

4:00pm  Robotic Interactive Displays for Music Entertainment
  • Why robots don't have to look like robots
  • Why our interfaces to music have to change
  • How interactivity can come to you wherever you are in a room
  • Why robotic interactive displays are likely to be the next generation of computer interfaces 

Frederic Kaplan, CEO and Co-Founder
OZWE, SWITZERLAND
 

4:30pm  Conference Adjourns 
 

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    Derek Mitchell
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