Haptic Vest

A haptic vest has several high quality vibrotactile transducers, called tactors, embedded in it.  These “tactors” are basically sensors that provide tactile feedback.  Here is an example.


The vest is connected a device such as a laptop and/or tablet/iPhone. The haptic vest has been used primarily in the gaming world. It has also been helpful in providing sensory feedback for people with sensory issues and as a navigation system for people with limited visibility in their environments. This can include those with vision impairment and people in low visibility areas.

Comment here

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s