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Bats Inspire New Cane for Blind

Bats Inspire New Cane for Blind | Biomimicry | Scoop.it

The ultrasonic waves used by bats have inspired a new piece of technology which can help blind people to detect obstacles. Developers have come up with stick which can vibrate when it's near objects, so that the user can sense their way around.

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Bats, Dolphins, and Mole Rats Inspire Advances in Ultrasound Technology

Bats, Dolphins, and Mole Rats Inspire Advances in Ultrasound Technology | Biomimicry | Scoop.it
Researchers are using a unique method to interpret and manipulate the pings and echoes that bats, dolphins, and mole rats use for learning about their environments and capturing their prey.
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