Cthulhu Shield Lets You See and Hear with Your Tongue

Cthulhu Shield Lets You See and Hear with Your Tongue

Sensory substitution, where one sense can be used to augment or replace another, has been studied for over 20 years — a concept that Sapien LLC aims to take mainstream with their Cthulhu Shield. This input device attaches directly to an Arduino Uno or Mega, enabling it to activate an array of electrodes inside the user’s tongue. And as the team’s Kickstarter campaign page puts it, “If you already have something in your mouth, why not use it to control your computer?”


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