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Interactive Jacket #WearableWednesday

From Ahmed Mujtaba Chang on YouTube:

This is one of our projects that we did at Human Computer Interface group at Saarland University, Germany.

It is a jacket for cyclists who can use their hand gestures for turn signals and increased visibility for their safety

See more on YouTube, Instructables or Ahmed Mujtaba Chang’s site


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