May 31, 2012 · 6:00 PM
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This is our first event hosted by LG Electronics.
We are overbooked, please RVSP 'no' unless you plan to attend. Attendance will be taken, no shows may be restricted from future events.
6:00PM Food and networking
6:30PM Introduction, announcements
6:40PM Presentations by Speakers from LG
Director of Strategic Alliance at LG Electronics
Topic: Brief intro on what LG Electronics Mobile Communication is working on in San Jose office.
Topic: "Building Android Companion Apps to Work with LG Smart TVs"
Kemal is an expert business development and product management professional focusing on Connected Consumer Electronics, Digital Media and Pay TV space. Currently, he is a part of LG Electronics Innovation Development Group, bridging the gap between tablets and smart TVs, introducing social TV experiences to the market and building cloud based services on the platform. He has spearheaded the efforts to build LG Smart TV's second screen SDK and worked with many partners to integrate the experience into LG products.
Prior to LG, he spent time at DivX, working with global pay TV operators and set top box manufacturers. He spent many months in Europe talking to operators and manufacturers and still enjoys jumping on the plane and going there. He holds BS and MS degrees in Computer Science and an MBA with a focus on Technology Marketing.
7:40PM Bob Heubel, Haptic technology evangelist with Immersion Corp.
Bob specializes in assisting developers implement what is known as force-feedback, tactile-feedback or rumble-feedback effects. He has spent more than 12 years working with developers, carriers, OEMs and ODMs to design and implement these technologies aimed at improving both gaming and user interaction experiences. Bob graduated from UC Berkeley in 1989 with a bachelor's degree in English literature.
Topic: What's Next for Hip-Happening Haptics?
With touch-screens becoming the default UI in mobile devices, touch design is one of the most important aspects of the user experience.
Haptic technology is gaining wide adoption world-wide by brand name companies like Rockstar, Sega, etc. . Come hear the highlight of what is new in mobile haptics technology. Hear how Immersion has extend the Google vibrate method to maximize the user experience. We'll have hardware demos showing the best in haptic apps and give you a glimpse of what is coming from the OEMs using the latest actuator technology and full haptic UI touch and gesture integrations.
8:10 PM Q & A
8:30 PM End of event.
Thanks to LG Electronics for sponsoring venue and food.
Space is very limited, please RSVP 'yes' only if you are sure of attending.