Ishikawa-Namiki Komuro Preparing "Sight" System for the Blind

The boffins at Ishikawa-Namiki Komuro Laboratory are working on a device that will allow "optical-hair modules" to provide spatial information via haptic cues. The modules will be able to process information and then pass this onto "vibro-tactile" units, which would be placed directly on the skins surface. » 9/22/07 12:00pm 9/22/07 12:00pm