Hacking XR Speaker Series: Andrew Mitrak
Tuesday, May 07, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Building E15, 318
20 AMES ST, Cambridge, MA 02142
FUTURE APPLICATIONS: FULL BODY SENSES & HAPTICS
How do we extend other human senses? This year has been a game changer in appearance and resurgence of haptic devices, and exploration of new senses in immersive experience. How do we bring touch, heat, cold to VR?
Andrew Mitrak is the Director of Marketing at HaptX, the startup bringing touch to virtual reality. Prior to HaptX, Andrew produced marketing videos for companies including Microsoft, Hasbro, and AT&T. One of his VR pieces with HaptX debuted at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Andrew earned his Master’s in Communication from the University of Washington in Seattle.