Fall 2014

Dr. Schecter received a grant from NY State Research Foundation: Palpation Of Cardiac Ultrasonic Blood Flow Velocity, Intracardiac Pressure And Force Signals Using Novel Haptic Feedback System. 

February 2015

Notice of Issuance of fourth haptic patent, number 8,956,304

March 2015

Presented data at the 2015 American College of Cardiology meeting in San Diego demonstrating that blinded physician and non-physician subjects can palpate and distinguish blood flow characteristics, contact force, and intra-cardiac pressure waveforms from digitized physiologic signals.


April 2015  

Completion of animal studies demonstrating that the Haptic System provides a real-time tactile representation of catheter: tissue contact force amplitude in a swine model during radiofrequency ablation of cardiac tissue and seamlessly interface with commercialized contact force sensing systems.

May 2015  

Presented with Evergreen Medical Technologies (St. Paul, MN) at the 2015 International Heart Rhythm Society meeting in Boston, MA.

December 2015  

Research from animal data was accepted for publication in the Journal of Cardiovascular ElectrophysiologyTactile Feedback Provides Real Time In Vivo Tissue: Catheter Contact Force Information During Cardiac Radiofrequency Ablation.

January 2016  

Presented initial animal data at the 2016 Atrial Fibrillation Symposium, Orlando, FL.


June 2016  

IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology accepted our data demonstrating that blinded subjects tactile motor reaction time is statistically significantly faster than visual motor reaction time of subjects reacting to a simple on-off visual display


Summer 2016  

Enrolled first dozen patients in IRB-approved protocol Transseptal Puncture Haptic Feedback System at State University of NY Stony Brook’s Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab and performed physician surveys using acquired waveforms during in-human transseptal puncture for AF ablation.

December 2017  

Data from IRB protocol on Transseptal and Epicardial Haptic Feedback System accepted by Cardiovascular Research Technologies 2018 and for publication in JACC Interventions.


January 2018  

Our Haptic technology was accepted by CRT INNOVATIONS 2018 competition and was a finalist presenting in CRT’s international symposium in Washington, DC.

March 2018 

Dr. Schecter interviewed at Cardiovascular Research Technologies 2018 meeting:

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June 2018  

IRB approved protocol submitted to Northwell Hospital Network, New York for enrollment of patients undergoing electrophysiology procedures and transseptal puncture.

July 2018 

Fifth Haptic US Patent issued 10,013,082

September 2018 

Publication of manuscript Haptics and The Heart: Force and tactile feedback system for cardiovascular interventions. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2018 Jun 4. pii: S1553-8389(18)30239-2. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2018.05.017.

Spring 2022

Dr. Schecter teamed up with NLC Health ventures  …

Fall 2022

Dr. Schecter received a grant from Manufacturing and Technology Resource Consortium (MTRC) through Center for Biotechnology, Stony Brook University 

Fall 2023

HapticHeart Solutions’ technology is accepted by Tulane University’s School of Science and Engineering for the senior Biomedical Engineering Capstone Project


Christoper Lee joined Dr. Schecter and NLC as CEO of HapticHeart Solutions

January 2023

Dr. Schecter is issued his 27th patent number 11,551,793

April 2023

Tulane Capstone Team presented HapticHeart’s technology at Tulane’s Engineering Expo

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