blind maps for iPhone   interactive braille interface
feb 24, 2013
blind maps for iPhone interactive braille interface


maps for the blind – interactive braille interfaces for iPhone

 

 

in a 36 hour project for the CIID, designers andrew spitzmarkus schmeiduch and ruben van der vleuten
have developed an assisting device for the visually impaired to help improve their abilities in discovering
and navigating new routes throughout cities. known as ‘blind maps’, the braille-like interface provides
users an interactive experience with real time auditory feedback and tactile integration. it allows you
to become aware of upcoming intersections, turns and hazards on route – helping them adapt to
unfamiliar environments.

 

 

blind maps: concept for a braille interface – navigation system for the iphone

 

 

interactive braille interface

 

 

device in context with iPhone

 

 

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