Haptic Coat For The Blind

January 27th, 2010 | researchmaterial

Fascinating. Designed by Lynne Bruning, "Bats Have Feelings Too" is a fashionable haptic coat for the blind, or, in her term, "a wearable cane."

Materials | lilypad arduino, conductive thread, ultrasonic range finder, vibration boards…


And, also at that link, a clickthrough to instructions for making one yourself.

3 Responses to “Haptic Coat For The Blind”

  1. Almost enough to make one want to be blind… not quite, but almost.

  2. you are utterly amazing- you are so talented!!

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