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The Sensory Research Facility

A multi-functional facility with specialized sensory capabilities, just 45 minutes from Manhattan. Click here to view the ISR Facility Data Sheet.

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Totally flexible multi-purpose space, 23 food & beverage booths, 12 personal care & cosmetic booths, a well-equipped test kitchen, and a full loading dock with elevator. Household care rooms complete with washers and dryers are available in our Milwaukee facility, along with additional kitchen, focus group and multi-purpose space.

Food & Beverage Booths


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  • 23 booths
  • 21” HD touch-enabled, centrally-managed computers with camera, microphone and speakers in every booth
  • Overhead and sconce lighting. Color masking available.
  • Large 12” x 18” serving doors to product preparation area
  • Completely washable surfaces, including ceiling and walls
  • Programmable HVAC system with 100% individual lab exhaust to the building’s exterior, purge mode with temperature control, and negative pressure for fragrance encapsulation within each individual lab

Personal Care & Cosmetic Booths


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  • 12 booths
  • 21” HD touch-enabled, centrally-managed computers with camera, microphone and speakers in every booth
  • Overhead and sconce lighting. Color masking available.
  • Large 12” x 18” serving doors to product preparation area
  • Completely washable surfaces, including ceiling and walls
  • Programmable HVAC system with 100% individual lab exhaust to the building’s exterior, purge mode with temperature control, and negative pressure for fragrance encapsulation within each individual lab
  • Sink, mirror and counter

Household Care Rooms


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  • Seven identical product evaluation rooms. Each 14’6” x 9’6” x 9” (total 1239.75 cubic feet)
  • Hi-tech water temperature controls
  • Three HVAC settings (individual rooms or group).  Options: no vent, home vent (45 CFMs) and full purge (20 turns/hour, 400 CFMs)
  • Each room equipped with electrical outlets, sink, mirror, counter, toilet, and full-size washer & dryer
  • All washable surfaces, including ceiling, walls, fixtures and appliances
  • Two fluorescent light fixtures per room, operated individually
  • Located in our Milwaukee facility

Test Kitchen


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  • 18’ x 30’
  • Walk-in cooler
  • 40 cu. ft. commercial freezer space
  • Ice machine
  • 9’ commercial vent hood with fire system
  • Three electric ovens
  • Ten microwave ovens
  • Short cycle commercial dishwasher

Training Room


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  • Spacious 16’ x 20’ room
  • Natural and fluorescent lighting
  • Seats 12 conference style
  • TV, whiteboard and easel for flexible training methods
  • Wireless internet and ethernet connections

Multi-Purpose Room


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  • 23’ x 36’ totally flexible space
  • Seats 15 focus group, 25 classroom or 40 theatre style
  • Configurable to 10 individual interviewing booths
  • Private client lounge with CCTV via four 4K screens and two HD pan-tilt-zoom cameras
  • Wireless internet and ethernet connections
  • DVD recording and audio recording
  • HD Skype-enabled conferencing and complimentary password-protected videostreaming

Other Locations


The Institute for Sensory Research works with its parent company, Reckner, to conduct sensory and product testing research at Reckner’s other research locations:

Milwaukee MSA

Product evaluation rooms, commercial test kitchen, focus group suite, multi-purpose room and more.  Visit the Reckner Facilities Milwaukee location here.

Philadelphia MSA

Multipurpose room, focus group room and test kitchen.  Visit the Reckner Facilities Philadelphia location here.