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The DolphinView headset lets you ‘see’ like your favorite sea creature


Publication Title
The Verge
Publication/Creation Date
July 24 2018
Creators/Contributors
Andrew David Thale (contributor)
Angela Chen (creator)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
The DolphinView headset is a device that simulates echolocation, the navigation tactics used by Dophins to find prey. The DolphinView pulses in the jaw - using what's called bone conducting headphones - when objects get closer to the wearer. Small motors send vibrations on top of the jaw and to your inner ear and brain. With practice one can begin recognize clicks, and feel the object surrounding you.
HCI Platform
Wearables
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Eye, Ear
Marketing Keywords
DolphinView, GitHub
Source
https://www.theverge.com/2018/7/24/17607428/dolphin-headset-echolocation-bone-conduction-lidar

Date archived
April 28 2019
Last edited
June 19 2019
How to cite this entry
Angela Chen. (July 24 2018). "The DolphinView headset lets you ‘see’ like your favorite sea creature". The Verge. Vox Media Inc.. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/3835