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Saturday, March 14 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Using Touch in Creative Design of an Experience

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In this session David Birnbaum will discuss how touch feedback in UI and UX design provides new opportunities to think creatively about the current two-dimensional digital devices experience.
In his study of musical instrument design, David, a thereminist, discovered that the lack of touch adversely impacts instrument play. This led him to his current role as a designer at a company working on tactile tech for digital devices.
90% of all media interactions are screen-based. Tech is progressing to the point touch can now be a part of the experience with digital devices. Engaging the sense of touch adds an entire dimension to the user experience. For developers this new palette enables a new form of experiential creative expression. David will talk through use cases where touch tech has spur innovative thinking around digital experience. David will also discuss how designing touch interfaces is a skillset both separate from and tied to visual and audio experience.

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David Birnbaum

Sr UX Design Mgr, Immersion Corporation
David Birnbaum, Senior UX Design Manager at Immersion Corporation, has been creating haptic experiences for over 10 years. He has worked in the fields of user experience, mobile communication, wearables, gaming, medical devices, and rich interactive media. A leading expert in haptic... Read More →


Saturday March 14, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
JW Marriott Salon A 110 E 2nd St

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