Navigation device gives a feel for directions

06/19/2013 | Atlantic Cities, The · Mashable

Subtle vibrations that could be felt by drivers may be the next step in vehicle navigation, eliminating the need for visually distracting maps and screens, according to these articles. The idea from Lynette Jones, a senior research scientist in the department of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, employs GPS and a belt with small motors like those that vibrate cellphones. The device could prove useful for people with visual or hearing difficulties.

View Full Article in:

Atlantic Cities, The · Mashable

Published in Brief: