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HFES thanks the following organizations for exhibiting at the 2018 International Annual Meeting.
Distinguish yourself. Established in 1990, BCPE’s certification symbolizes excellence in the practice of human factors/ergonomics/ user experience. For information about certification and its
benefits, stop by our exhibit.
Location: Tabletop 2
BIOPAC Systems, Inc. is recognized as one of the leaders in the field of physiology measurement and interpretation. The company has been in business for 28 years and 98% of the top 100 universities use BIOPAC products. Leading corporations use BIOPAC to gain insight and better understand their customers for the creation of superior products and services.
Location: Booth 1
CRC Press is a premier global publisher of science, technology, and medical resources. We offer unique, trusted content by expert authors, spreading knowledge and promoting discovery worldwide. We aim to broaden thinking and advance understanding in the sciences, providing researchers, academics, professionals, and students with the tools they need to share ideas and realize their potential.
Location: Booths 3 and 4
Design Science has been providing global human factors support (usability testing, contextual inquiry, and labeling/instructions for use design) for medical product development since 1991. We have worked on a variety of systems, including surgical instruments, diagnostic equipment, pharmaceutical packaging, combination products, and software for start-ups to Fortune 100 pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers.
Location: Booth 6
The Foundation for Professional Ergonomics (FPE) was established in 2004 as a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing professionalism in ergonomics through educational activities and awards. Our goals support the goals of the Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (BCPE) and we work closely with the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society on various ergonomics practitioner initiatives. FPE attained an IRS 501(c)(3) status enabling tax-deductible donations from those sharing this dedication to professionalism in ergonomics. FPE provides cash awards to students, annually acknowledges an ergonomics practitioner(s), supports ergonomic practitioners in developing countries, and provides ergonomic mentoring to students and new professionals.
Location: Tabletop 3
Your research is unique, so are your lab requirements. Noldus offers lab solutions to record video, emotions, eye movements, heart rate, skin conductance, behavior, and more. Software such as The Observer XT, FaceReader, and Viso the new multi-room, multi-video recording suite, are just a few examples of components we can integrate.
Location: Booth 5
Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE publishes journals, books, and library products spanning a range of subject areas. SAGE remains majority-owned by our founder, who has ensured that the company will remain permanently independent.
Location: Booth 9
Smart Eye provides real-time and non-invasive eye, eyelid, and head tracking technology to areas including HCI, Human Factors, Neuroscience, Psychology, and more. We are regarded as a global leader for remote, multi-camera eye tracking, enabling complete freedom of movement within any given application while retaining impressive levels of gaze accuracy, field of view, and robustness.
Location: Booth 7
Tobii Pro helps business and science professionals gain valuable insights into human behavior. Our high-quality eye tracking solutions capture human behavior in a natural way, ultimately affording users access to valuable, objective data about real responses to stimuli.
Location: Booth 13
The University of Florida is a top-10 public institution with highly ranked programs in Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISE) and Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE). The ISE Department offers a Ph.D. with a NEW focus in Human-Systems Engineering. The CISE Department offers a Ph.D. in Human-Centered Computing. Come meet our faculty and students.
Location: Booth 14
Doctoral and Master's programs in health informatics now available through the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dept. of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences (UIC). Tracks in health-centered social and organizational issues as well as technical systems.
Location: Tabletop 4
For over 50 years, research at the Center for Ergonomics of the University of Michigan has led to a better understanding of work-related musculoskeletal disorders and principles of human-centered technologies and man-machine interaction. The Center offers degree and continuing education, research, and job analysis software tools.
Location: Tabletop 1
Xsens is the leading innovator in 3D motion tracking technology and products. Its sensor fusion technologies enable a seamless interaction between the physical and the digital world in consumer electronics devices and professional applications such as 3D character animation, ergonomics, motion analysis, and industrial control & stabilization.
Location: Booth 2