Using an Intel Edison and map APIs (MapKit, for iOS, and Google Maps) we've created an integrated bleeding-edge hardware technology that demonstrates the future of the backpack.

The dumb backpack is dead.

Introducing Backmap, a revolutionary new technology that allows users to navigate the streets of any city without taking their phones out of their pocket. Each strap contains a vibration motor that vibrates the respective side when the user needs to turn left or right. Both straps vibrate if the user receives a push notification.

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