Educational Haptic Gloves Puts Hand-On-Learning On Your Hands
Georgia Tech's School of Interactive Computing teaches Braille in 45 minutes with haptic feedback gloves.
Researchers at the College of Computing in Georgia Tech have developed haptic gloves that can teach people how to read Braille in under 45 minutes.
A few years ago, researchers developed a technology-enhanced glove that taught people how to play piano melodies in under an hour. Now they have taken the same technology and used it to teach people how to read and even write Braille in less than 45 minutes.
Thad Starner, a professor and director of the School of Interactive Computing, presented the haptic gloves at the MIT Tech Review Conference held in San Francisco last week.