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Submission + - SpiderSense Suit Delivers Superhuman Perception (gizmag.com)

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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Leveraging always beats prototyping.