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SpiderSense Suit Delivers Superhuman Perception 37

Posted by samzenpus
from the with-great-power-comes-a-great-price-tag dept.
Zothecula writes "In the Spider-Man comics and movies, the famous hero's 'Spider Sense' warns him of incoming danger, which proves to be just as important a superpower as slinging webs and climbing walls. Now a group of researchers at the University of Illinois in Chicago may have found a way to replicate such superhuman perception that doesn't involve any radioactive spiders. Using a collection of sensors placed all over the body, the group has designed a 'SpiderSense' suit that detects objects in the environment and warns the wearer when anything gets too close."
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SpiderSense Suit Delivers Superhuman Perception

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  • Re:It is a neat idea (Score:2, Interesting)

    by Anonymous Coward on Monday March 11, 2013 @10:35AM (#43138869)

    Technically speaking, not all human units come with this particular type of technology, and some have degraded or damaged systems. So those with a disabilities in this type of technological implementation might find these suits useful.

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