This is just weird to me. It’s kind of cool but also kind of creepy; cruise control for pedestrians. It;s actually called “Actuated navigation” and uses GPS and electrical stimulation of the muscles to literally “drive” your body around unfamiliar locations, without having to consult a map.
Actuated navigation would combine GPS navigation with a new, direct method of delivering that information to the human locomotion system using weak electrical signals delivered to the muscles, using non-invasive electrodes on the skin. The signal interacts with motor nerves, which contracts the relevant fibers and forces you to change direction. Yeah, that’s why I’m not so sure about it. You can learn more about it and decide for yourself though here.