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Image credit: Illustration of the virtual corridor. Echo-acoustic orientation performance was tested at two positions on the midline of the corridor (M1, M2) and two positions along the left lateral wall (L1, L2) / L. Wallmeier & L. Wiegrebe, Royal Society 2014

How Blind People Use Bat-Like Echolocation to Orient Themselves

In order to capture insects in the entire darkness, bats are capable of emitting exactly timed acoustic signals and afterwards rapidly analyzing the echoes accordingly. With┬ábiological sonar, whales could make navigation through murky waters. By the application of the virtual echo-acoustic space technique, scientists have demonstrated that people could also […]

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