Butterfly Haptics News (2012)
- October 22, 2012: Robobusiness Event in Pittsburgh, PA
The 2012 Robobusiness event was held in Pittsburgh this year. This gave us
a great opportunity to showcase Butterfly Haptics systems during a visit
to the Microdynamic Systems Laboratory at Carnegie Mellon University. Demos
included two-handed haptics and biopsy needle insertion.
July 25, 2012: Electromagnetic Compatibility Testing
Keysone Compliance, LLC
This year the Maglev 200™ system, controller and device, underwent thorough electromagnetic
compatibility (EMC) testing as a major step towards CE compliance for export to the European
market. Testing showed the Maglev 200™ system met or exceeded FCC Class A operation.
The testing was done by Keystone Compliance, a certified testing laboratory. Butterfly
Haptics is grateful to the Pennsylvania International Business Development Commission for
- May 14-17, 2012: ICRA, in Saint Paul
The IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation was held in St. Paul, MN
this year and Butterfly Haptics was there. Once again, attendies were able to experience our
TAGIT (Touch and Guide in Tandem) haptic interaction method which provides 6-DOF intuitive
navigation with haptic feedback over arbitrarily large workspaces.