Haptic vest uses bat technology to guide wearers through low visibility environments

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Navigating our way around cities has been made significantly easier thanks to the various available map tools, and we've even seen startups such as Lechal and SuperShoes aim to embed vibrating GPS directions into the clothes we wear every day. Now Eyeronman is a sensor-packed vest that can detect obstacles 360 degrees around the wearer and warn them through tactile feedback. The vest features various sensors that use different technologies to make sense of the space around them. The first is an ultrasound device that uses the same method as bats to determine how far away obstacles are. Infrared is…

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