Tagged: Sensor Glove

Student develops glove to type anywhere or play musical instrument with finger movement

Malav shah sensor glove

Wearable technology is becoming the next big fad in technology. If you haven’t had the taste of wearable technology for your typing chores just yet, here is 15-year old Texas-based R.C. Clark High School student Malav Shah, who has developed a prototype glove with sensors to read finger motions and translate the same into data which can be easily displayed on a computer or a nearby device. Malav brought his invention to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburg. Malav was one among 1,702 finalists from more than 70 countries at the event. Read More…

SenSei Glove aids blind people in sensing obstacles for easier commuting

SenSei Glove Nottingham University

Life is not easy when you have to spend whole of it not being able to see what’s around you. Many technologies have aimed to cure or get around this problem, but a very few have been close to curing it completely. The best approach is to develop alternative methods by which blindness can be countered. And what better than wearable technology. SenSei Glove developed by management students, Raivat Luthura and Serkan Oztas, from Nottingham University aims to help blind people by sensing the proximity of objects for safe navigation.
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Sensor glove changes color to indicate toxic substances in air

Sensor glove

Employees working in chemical laboratories or others frequently exposed to harmful substances elsewhere are taught how to keep themselves safe in such hazardous areas. However sensing that there is still scope for improving safety, researchers at the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Modular Solid State Technologies EMFT have developed a glove that can recognize toxic and harmful substances in the surrounding air and makes handling such substance less risky. Read More…