guuste hilte: tactile texting guuste hilte: tactile texting
aug 28, 2010

guuste hilte: tactile texting

as mobile phones become more reliant on screens with each new generation, many visually impaired people are left out of the design considerations. tactile texting is a project by dutch designer guuste hilte that is a simple easy to use physical keyboard input device. the design can be used by the visually impaired or by anyone looking to text without necessarily seeing the keypad or screen.  the small device has a simple white case that is scored with small indentations that allow users to feel their way around, hitting the keys they need. the project is currently a sand alone device that would wirelessly communicate with a mobile, but hilte hopes to see the idea integrated into mobiles in the future.

via engadget

  • this seems like a great idea, the design chosen for it is rather mysterious but not convincing enough

    jckarich says:
  • Beautiful work

    joe berlin says:

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