The inventor of flat speakers and haptic touch technology, NXT, has changed its name to HiWave Technologies. The name change echoes the company’s transformation to being a developer and vendor of components and modules that present its Bending Wave Technology.
James Lewis, the company’s CEO explained that “in today’s world of converged consumer electronics and control systems, end-users need to employ all their senses to optimize the experience. Audio cues, voice prompts and tactile feedback each enhance the user’s productivity. Consumers also deserve the best in audio entertainment, and HiWave’s technology enables compelling user-experience at an affordable price.”
HiWave targets markets which require high-quality human interface, such as hand-held computing and telecommunications, computer-centric music, motorized entertainment and control systems, and industrial and home computerization.