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NAVI -- A very different use of Microsoft Kinect

31/12/2013
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robertopolimi
16:05

The technology behind Microsoft Kinect could one day improve indoor navigation for visually impaired people. The NAVI project at the University of Konstanz shows how to leverage the depth information provided by the Kinect camera, providing vibro-tactile feedback that reproduces the room's layout.

More info: hci.uni-konstanz.de/blog/2011/03/15/navi/

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03/02/2014
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03/02/2014
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Matching this kineckt technology with some sort of wearable device (i.e google glass) shows potential