[Cyborg] rumble vest

Anthony Di Franco di.franco at aya.yale.edu
Wed Mar 31 12:45:19 PDT 2010


What did you all do with ultrasound?

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 12:43, Adam Skory <askory at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 1:36 PM, Eric Boyd <mrericboyd at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>
>> http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2010/03/tactile_gaming_vest_lets_you_feel_t.html
>
> A couple links beyond that article:
>
> http://www.k2.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/perception/HapticRadar/index-e.html
>
> "We are developing a wearable and modular device allowing users to perceive
> and respond to spatial information using haptic cues in an intuitive and
> unobtrusive way. The system is composed of an array of "optical-hair
> modules", each of which senses range information and transduces it as an
> appropriate vibro-tactile cue on the skin directly beneath it."
>
> Basically Eyes in the Back of the Back, but each sensor/display pair is
> independent it seems. What I really want to know is what these crazy laser
> sensors they're using are and how much (...which is probably there
> somewhere, but I haven't delved deep into it yet...) since we had some much
> trouble with ultra-sound.
>
> -Skory
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