Creepy 'Sat Nav' Device Steers People With Tiny Jolts Of Electricity

April 14, 2015 12:52 PM

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German scientists have taken satellite navigation technology to a whole new level. They've developed a wearable device that guides people to their desired destination by zapping their legs with tiny jolts of electricity (see video above).

"In sports for example, it could steer long-distance runners via different jogging trails on different days for increased variety and enjoyment," Max Pfeiffer, a researcher in the Human-Computer Interaction Group at the University of Hannover in Germany, who helped develop the navigation system, tol...

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