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Let Your Fingers Do the Driving
September 27, 2010
If drivers are yakking on cell phones and don't hear spoken instructions to turn left or right from a passenger or navigation system, they still can get directions from devices that are mounted on the steering wheel and pull skin on the driver's index fingertips left or right, a University of Utah study found. The study may lead to new navigation devices for motorists, hearing-impaired drivers and blind pedestrians.
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