[Cyborg] navigate without sight

Nick Burrows shamrockman at shamrockman.net
Wed Dec 22 09:57:53 PST 2010


You could try strapping a kinect to a bike helmet instead of the sonar
sensors and report the distance to the closest objects that it can see

On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 8:57 AM, Adam Skory <askory at gmail.com> wrote:

> Very, very nice project. I'm definitely going to need to take a good
> look at this before embarking on any haptic range-finding project of
> my own. :)
>
> On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 4:55 PM, Eric Boyd <mrericboyd at yahoo.com> wrote:
> >
> http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2010/12/project_halo_helps_you_navigate_wit.html
> >
> > HALO = haptic assisted locating obstacles
> >
> > Looks like it works pretty well, although they do move rather slowly.  I
> > think it's really unfair to have the walls move like that though -
> > totally unrealistic.  I'd much rather see them film people walking
> > though a regular office (with cubicles or whatever).
> >
> > Eric
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