Instructables: exploring - technology - haptic - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:27:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 Vibrating Distance Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibrating-Distance-Sensor/
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By: 24Eng

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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:50:18 PDT
Haptic Distance Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Haptic-Distance-Sensor/
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By: 24Eng

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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 13:07:46 PDT
Haptic Comlink! http://www.instructables.com/id/Haptic-Comlink/
Haptic Comlink! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/YZ1G/HZ13GDWJ/FERYZ1GHZ13GDWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/YZ1G/HZ13GDWJ/FERYZ1GHZ13GDWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/YZ1G/HZ13GDWJ/FERYZ1GHZ13GDWJ.SMALL.jpg PaulBeaudet This Haptic Comlink allows someone to feel messages on the wrist or maybe just massages! This is achieved by vibrating pager motors in combinations that represent letters. The main items needed are a micro with 6 outputs, a Darlington array, and 6 vib motors.10/26/2014 UPDATE- building a version of ...
By: PaulBeaudet

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:24:58 PDT
VIA (Visual Impairment Aid) http://www.instructables.com/id/VIA-Visual-Impairment-Aid-Haptic-Sound-Feedbac/
VIA (Visual Impairment Aid) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/UUH4/HJAI6HBA/F82UUH4HJAI6HBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/UUH4/HJAI6HBA/F82UUH4HJAI6HBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/UUH4/HJAI6HBA/F82UUH4HJAI6HBA.SMALL.jpg Patrick S This project was my take on a DIY visual impairment aid that uses haptic and sound feedback. Basically it uses a distance sensor to measure how far objects are from it and then it beeps/vibrates accordingly (far away is slow vibrate/long beep delay and close up is fast vibrate/quick beeps). Real qui...
By: Patrick S

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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 06:08:57 PDT
Feel-The-Code Reader - Part 2: LED Hardware http://www.instructables.com/id/Feel-The-Code-Reader-Part-2-LED-Hardware/
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 03:47:59 PDT
Feel-The-Code (A Haptic Morse Code Reader) - Part 1: Software http://www.instructables.com/id/Feel-The-Code-A-Haptic-Morse-Code-Reader-Part-/
Feel-The-Code (A Haptic Morse Code Reader) - Part 1: Software - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/67JV/H5W8ACQ3/FC667JVH5W8ACQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/67JV/H5W8ACQ3/FC667JVH5W8ACQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/67JV/H5W8ACQ3/FC667JVH5W8ACQ3.SMALL.jpg bikeframe Feel-The-Code (F-T-C) is a vibra-tactile Morse Code text reader. It has a software component and a hardware component. Its purpose is to make it possible to read any text file silently and without looking at the computer. With F-T-C a person who is blind can read text easily and unobtrusively. Ther...
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 09:29:32 PDT
"Fable" 3D printed Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Fable-3D-printed-Clock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/8CFI/H0FLRKFU/F2T8CFIH0FLRKFU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/8CFI/H0FLRKFU/F2T8CFIH0FLRKFU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/8CFI/H0FLRKFU/F2T8CFIH0FLRKFU.SMALL.jpg stopboris This is our design "Fable", a 3D printed mantle clock that displays time whilst depicting a tranquil and fairytale like scene.   The classically shaped domed cage frames the rotating tree which moves with every second gently swaying the swing as time passes by and the hour and minute hands rotate wi...
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 02:54:28 PDT
Haptic Feedback device for the Visually Impaired [Project HALO] http://www.instructables.com/id/Haptic-Feedback-device-for-the-Visually-Impaired/
Haptic Feedback device for the Visually Impaired [Project HALO] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VRYA/GHHIM9CU/FPNVRYAGHHIM9CU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VRYA/GHHIM9CU/FPNVRYAGHHIM9CU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VRYA/GHHIM9CU/FPNVRYAGHHIM9CU.SMALL.jpg polymythic I recently watched an episode of Stan Lee’s Superhumans which featured a blind man who used a series of clicks, like a bat, to echo locate his surroundings. I got to thinking about other blind people and their ability to navigate freely – without the use of a guide dog or cane. I came up with the id...
By: polymythic

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