While haptic technology is not extremely well known and understood by society at large, it is arguably one of the most rapidly evolving and expanding technologies today. From gaming consoles to smartphones to cars and robots and even to space exploration, haptic technology can be seen everywhere—and the future potential for it is limitless.
That being said, what exactly does haptic technology have in store for 2022?
According to Robert Desautels, D-BOX’s Chief Technology Officer who was recently appointed as both Chairman of the Board and as President of the Haptics Industry Forum—the global standard and reference of the haptics industry—2022 will be a year in which haptics are expected to become more mainstream and blossom into a more common form of technology that will be found in nearly all aspects of our lives.
After attending the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and the 2021 Smart Haptics conference, we’re seeing recurring trends in the haptics industry. Keep reading to learn more about what trends are being seen to start the year, where they’re expected to go and how haptics are expected to grow over the next 12 months!