Wearable tech that helps you navigate by touch | Keith Kirkland

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Published on December 6, 2019 - Duration: 06:21s

Wearable tech that helps you navigate by touch | Keith Kirkland

Keith Kirkland is developing wearable tech that communicates information using only the sense of touch.

He's trying to figure out: What gestures and vibration patterns could intuitively communicate ideas like "stop" or "go"?

Check out his team's first product, a navigation device for the blind and visually impaired, and learn more about the entirely new "haptic language" he's creating to power it.


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