NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novasentis, Inc., a leading developer of sensory feedback technology, today announced it has won the 2014 CES Innovations Design and Engineering Award in the Embedded Technologies category for its Electro-Mechanical Polymer (EMP) actuator and sensor technology.
The prestigious awards are sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the producer of the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow. CEA has been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976. Winners were selected by a distinguished panel of independent engineers and members of the trade press. Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering honoree products are featured on http://cesweb.org/Awards/CES-Innovations-Awards.aspx. Best of Innovations Honorees were officially announced publicly today in New York City at the 2014 International CES Unveiled NEW YORK.
The Novasentis revolutionary EMP technology provides consumer electronics makers with the most advanced actuator and sensor technology, allowing devices to come alive with co-located vibrations, movement, morphing and sound. As the creator of the world’s thinnest actuator, Novasentis is enabling a new generation of ultra thin, ultra flexible and ultra light devices that bring new sensory and emotional experiences to users.
“Novasentis is honored to have been selected by the CEA for this prestigious award. It reinforces our leading position in sensory technology and commitment to innovation,” said Christophe Ramstein, President and CEO of Novasentis. “The Neo-sensory Age begins today. Through our Electro-Mechanical Polymer products, we are enabling device manufacturers to create products that take human-machine interaction to the next level, bridging the gap between devices and the senses and enriching the design and user experience of consumer electronics.”
The EMP actuator technology from Novasentis will be displayed in The Venetian hotel at the 2014 International CES, which runs January 7-10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Award honorees will also be displayed at CES Unveiled: The Official Media Event of the International CES from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, January 5 in South Seas Ballroom C at Mandalay Bay.
Novasentis (formerly Strategic Polymers Science, Inc.) created the world’s thinnest and most flexible Electro-Mechanical Polymer (EMP) haptic actuator and sensor technology today, used to develop mobile and wearable products that come alive with movement and sound. By bridging consumer electronics and sensory interaction, Novasentis enables 4D spatial tactile experiences and next-generation mobile product designs. Founded in 2006, Novasentis is privately held company. The company is based in Burlingame and has offices in Pennsylvania, Korea, and Tokyo. More information on Novasentis is online at www.novasentis.com.