[Cyborg] rumble vest

kristinneidlinger slimavocado at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 13:03:24 PDT 2010


hey cyborgs!

this haptic radar is a project i am trying to build for my thesis on
echolocation.
does anyone want to collaborate?

kristin






On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 12:45 PM, Anthony Di Franco
<di.franco at aya.yale.edu> wrote:
> 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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