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Handy Proxy Peepers : visually impaired assistant. The 'Visually Impaired Assistant' is a brilliant device that uses Video Motion Detection technologies to guide the way for those with visual handicaps.

Handy Proxy Peepers : visually impaired assistant

Armed with a voice-operated GPS receiver, four small cameras and vibrating alerts, this intelligent mapping system would definitely be quite handy! The two vibration systems used within the palm-worn product communicate directions to the wearer by signaling upcoming obstacles. Chargeable with a wireless mat, the 'Visually Impaired Assistant' is fashionable and functional. Stats for Handy Proxy Peepers Trending: Older & Mild Traction: 5,117 clicks in 234 w Interest: > 3 minutes Concept: Visually Impaired Assistant Related: 57 examples / 44 photos Segment: Neutral, 18-35 Comparison Set: 21 similar articles, including: braille health monitors, braille cell phones, and brail-inspired texting. Spiral Dial Timepieces : Tactile Watch by Jake Rynkiewicz. By: Amelia Roblin - Published: Jul 14, 2011 • References: tuvie Trend Hunters have discovered a handful of wristwatch concepts for the visually impaired, but few I have seen are as simple and beautiful as the Tactile Watch by Jake Rynkiewicz.

Spiral Dial Timepieces : Tactile Watch by Jake Rynkiewicz

Instead of incorporating complex technologies for raising braille numbers and programming audio notifications, this clever design quite elegantly turns the template of the conventional analogue timepiece into a three-dimensional surface. The dial comprises two rings, an inner and an outer which correspond to the minute and the hour. Instead of including hands, the bands gently ascend on circular slopes so that each features an abrupt ridge between the most elevated and lowest part of the material. The user can effortlessly feel the location of the brink, and easily decipher the time of day with the Tactile Watch by Jake Rynkiewicz. Sensational Tactile Timepieces : Rub Feel Know Watch. For many, looking at their wristwatch to read the time is not an issue, but for the visually impaired population, something like the Rub.

Sensational Tactile Timepieces : Rub Feel Know Watch

Feel. Know Watch is sure to enhance one's independence. There are quite a few timekeepers on the market that have been designed with the blind in mind, be them gadgets that read out the hour or express it in braille characters. What makes this particular chronograph so compelling is the way that it uses not only texture to communicate the time, but temperature as well. Sensational Tactile Timepieces : Rub Feel Know Watch. Braille Burgers : braille burgers. Wimpy, a hamburger chain in South Africa, together with advertising agency Metropolitan Republic Johannesburg, recently created a set of 15 "braille burgers" to let Wimpy's sight-disabled customers know that it offers menus in braille.

Braille Burgers : braille burgers

The braille burgers were created by placing sesame seeds on top of unbaked buns to spell out a message, which was a description of the burger such as "100% Pure Beef Burger Made for You. " The 15 burger buns were baked and used to make the chain's burgers, then delivered to three of South Africa's major institutions for the sight-disabled. Watch the video to see the customers' reactions! According to Wimpy, its efforts was so appreciated that the three institutions discussed the campaign in their braille newsletters, which ultimately resulted in Wimpy reaching 800,00 visually impaired people. Lire un roman connecté pour vibrer avec le héros. Enregistrer chaque moment clé avec un bracelet. Dans le flot de paroles déversées par votre interlocuteur, il y a bien tout de même une phrase ou deux qui mériteraient d'être conservées, non ?

Enregistrer chaque moment clé avec un bracelet

Grâce à Kapture - en cours de financement sur Kickstarter, vous pourrez bientôt garder une trace de toutes ces petites bribes de conversation, de ces instants où les mots ont du sens et où la parole vaut de l'or. Ce petit bracelet intelligent enregistre les sons en continu et ne conserve en mémoire que les dernières 60 secondes. Si vous pressentez que ce qui vient d'être dit mérite d'être conservé, il vous suffit de taper un coup sur le bracelet: celui-ci envoie alors instantanément à votre Smartphone la bande son de la dernière minute écoulée.

Idéal pour garder en mémoire une déclaration d'amour inattendue, une improvisation a capella d'amis alcoolisés ou la preuve que votre partenaire s'est bien engagé à descendre les poubelles. Il ou elle ne pourra pas contester : vous avez une preuve enregistrée. Lire n'importe quel bouquin les yeux fermés.