Haptic Radar Project

The boffins at University of Tokyo’s Ishikawa Komuro Laboratory have long been working on sensory information and relevant technologies, with the Haptic Radar/Extended Skin Project being their pet project. The Haptic Radar relies on body-mounted range sensors and small vibrating motors that alerts the wearer of any approaching objects. Watch out, Spiderman! You might have your spider sense, but I have the haptic radar! Hopefully the rest of my body is agile enough to handle whatever punches that are coming my way, but I don’t think I’ll be able to dodge bullets with this like how Neo does in the Matrix.

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