36 - How will haptic feedback change navigation? ft. Keith Kirkland

August 12, 2020

Keith Kirkland is the Cofounder of WearWorks, a haptic design company that builds products and experiences that communicate information through touch.  Their first product, WAYBAND™, is a wrist-wearable haptic navigation device for the blind and visually impaired.  And, in 2017, it was used to help the first person who is blind to run in the NYC marathon without sighted assistance.  

Keith is an engineer, a designer, and a futurist that is deeply excited about reimagining the future of touch through design while expanding the human ability to sense our environments. He has worked with organizations ranging from the MET Museum, The Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, The DAHRC, Unilever, Futureworks, Discovery Channel, TED, Dropbox, The Yokohama Government, Coach, and the National

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