A Haptic Compass for Navigation

  title={A Haptic Compass for Navigation},
  author={Lynette A. Jones},
  • L. Jones
  • Published 1 June 2017
  • Engineering
  • Computer
Over the past decade, interest has grown in using haptic cues to aid navigation, both for people with visual impairments and for people with normal vision walking in unfamiliar environments. Many devices offer GPS-based audio instructions, but haptic cues are appealing because they’re private and more practical in noisy environments. Numerous wearable devices based on vibrating motors have been developed and evaluated as navigation aids. In these systems, the location on the user’s body at… 

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