10/15: Touchless Society
October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Do you remember the last time you went out in public and didn’t think about what you touched? You could safely interact with elevators, ticket machines, ATMs, vending machines, and so on without a second thought. However, COVID-19 has accelerated a path to make these standard features of our daily life obsolete.
Due to the health risks associated with hands-on technology, innovators are looking to transform our world into a touchless one. According to Wired, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the touchless sensing market is growing at a rate of 17.4 percent and is expected to reach $15.3 billion in 2025 from $6.8 billion in 2020. However, what are the implications of this growth? Join special industry speakers and us to better understand this exciting new space and learn more about current touchless innovations!