Vibrating Seat Provides Early Warning For Drivers

Vibrating Seat Provides Early Warning For Drivers

Haptic technology indicates approaching cars.

Naresh Kumar
  • 9 july 2010

John Morrell of Yale University has invented a vibrating car seat that uses the sense of touch to provide an early accident warning to drivers.

The seat is embedded with vibrating cell phone motors and gradual actuators which vibrates lightly by pushing on the driver for the whole ride. But when another vehicle comes behind or beside the car, sensors increase the vibration and pushes on that side of the driver’s back.

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