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Directional shoes for the blind

Arduino’s blog has nice example of using arduino and vibrators to direct walk.

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haptic motion communication

A few links about manipulating muscles with electric pulses… Here is the Dutch artist I mentioned who experimented on himself: http://www.iaaa.nl/ae/artifacial/index.html An idea of how it looked: http://www.iaaa.nl/artex/varwin.html His safety tips: http://artifacial.org/safety The device he recommends using is called a … Continue reading

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haptic motion communication

My animation project in Media Lab involves a couple that dances together from opposite sides of the globe via robotic surrogates. Social dancers communicate lead and follow through momentum of the torso. Argentine tango’s lead and follow can be very … Continue reading

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