How it works
Information is sent to the user in the form of haptic signals from various applications in real time. This enables users to receive information in times when they are engaged in physical activities and is difficult or unsafe to view it on their device screens like when engaged in sports, driving or just communicating with other people. The Feelix arm enables users to feel information in the form of electro tactile patterns which is very different to vibration as a lot more information is conveyed, such as intensity, speed and accuracy. users feel every point clearly and intuitively enabling a wide array of information to be received. Such applications can include heart rate, directions, trade signals, emergency alerts and gaming to name a few.
Thieab’s “Tactile Communicating Bracelet,” or ‘Feelix,’ is well in tune with wearable technologies. The device communicates information to the user via electro-tactile pads on the user’s arm and is paired to a mobile phone.