The field of Haptic feedback has not yet been fully explored and utilized. Sure, your phone has several vibration profiles that might mean something to you. But Neil Movva is going far beyond that. His talk at the 2015 Hackaday SuperConference covers simple vibration motors, linear actuators, and going deep into vibration frequency tuning to trick the brain into feeling textures. He applied this knowledge in his Pathfinder project. It seeks to help the visually impaired better navigate and perceive their environment by pairing distance sensing with better haptic feedback.
Every Wednesday is Wearable Wednesday here at Adafruit! We’re bringing you the blinkiest, most fashionable, innovative, and useful wearables from around the web and in our own original projects featuring our wearable Arduino-compatible platform, FLORA. Be sure to post up your wearables projects in the forums or send us a link and you might be featured here on Wearable Wednesday!
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — How Authority and Decision-Making Differ Across Cultures
Wearables — Skin adherence
Electronics — LED Basics!
Biohacking — Stretchable EEG Temporary Tattoos
No comments yet.
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.