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Finger Speakers

Bilal Ghalib | Projects,Tactile | Wednesday November 11 2009

 

Finger speakers

Finger speakers

 

Considering new ways to send tactile data to my skin I’ve been working on gloves with speaker coils embedded in them. As a test I wound and glued speaker coils to my fingers and was able to use them placed against a magnet to feel some pretty good vibration. This is awesome, but the only problem is that they seem to require LOTS of amplification to give me a good sensation. I think adding an air cavity with approximately 1mm of open air between the diaphram and my finger will give me a really good buzzing sensation and will try that out during the next build night at AHA. Can’t wait to figure out a way to make tiny tactile sensors that we can build in a massive array!

Bilal Ghalib

I am Bilal. It's my goal to make people realize that they can do it themselves.

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