tactile mobile phone for the blind by peter lau
tactile mobile phone for the blind by peter lau tactile mobile phone for the blind by peter lau
feb 22, 2013
tactile mobile phone for the blind by peter lau

tactile mobile phone for the blind by peter lau



designer peter lau has sent designboom images of a concept mobile phone for blind  users. unlike typical cell
phones which rely on claw grip or finger tip action, ‘touching’ utilizes palms for an ergonomic user experience.
equipped with fourteen functioning buttons and one functionless button – the device’s button configuration
is positioned in a grid for fast thumb navigation. the layout provides a concave faceted surface for tactile
interaction, alongside an operating scroll wheel for ending calls for intuitive functionality.



‘touching’ mobile phone


user interaction







scroll detail



scroll specifications


CAD dwgs


CAD dwgs



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