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Vergo


hardware, Interface design, invention design, Term 4

Vergo is latin an means to incline, to tilt.

It is an experimental attempt to analyse how haptic feedback can be used for navigation. Four servo motors move an weight inside the device and cause a shifting of weight.

Controlled by an arduino and several sensors it is able to direct the user in different directions. Despite the heavy weight shift, we found out that acoustic feedback helps the user to find the balance point.

My teammates Anja and Carsten took care about the concept and its features while I concentrated on building and programming the final prototype.

Together with Anja Rapp and Carsten Henschel.

 

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