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Gato / Sound Compass

Gato
Gato

Gato is a GPS navigator/compass designed to make use of sound as a major interface element. It uses sound to direct its user to the correct waypoints, freeing the eyes and hands of the user from a constant need to keep bearings on the compass.

The name Gato('cat' in spanish) is inspired from the fact that cats are always able to find their way back home, no matter how far away they are.

University

Umeå Institute of Design

Umeå Universitet
Umeå, Sweden

Pete Avondoglio, Mike Stott

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Design

Umeå Institute of Design

Umeå Universitet
Umeå, Sweden

Mert Torun, Mine Danışman Taşar, Ladislao Camarena Solis

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