Technology that uses touch as the primary sense has long been seen as having potential for navigational assistance, but practical applications of the idea are only just seeing the light of day. Martijn van der Leeden of Teijin Smart Safety and Wouter Vos of Elitac Wearables explain the revolutionary capability of the Mission Navigation Belt.
Picture soldiers deep in enemy territory, moving through hostile terrain towards a strategically important destination and trying to remain stealthy – so as not to give away their location – and also vigilant in order to spot potential threats. In this situation, taking their eyes off their surroundings to look at a GPS device or shining a torch onto a map could spell disaster.
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