Spiderman suit for the visually impaired

An interesting development:

“The suit that gives you ‘Spidey Sense’ just like Spider-Man by tingling when there is impending danger

  • Suit uses ultrasonic sonar to detect nearby objects and ‘warn’ the wearer
  • A tingling sensation is achieved by robotic arms that press down on the skin
  • Could one day be used to help the blind and boost cyclists’ road awareness”

 

Related articles:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2282818/The-SpiderSense-suit-ability-detect-impending-danger-360-degrees-around.html

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21729056.700-spideysense-suit-tingles-when-someone-gets-too-close.html