Elegant Assistance

Products designed for the impaired take on a luxurious tone

Implications - The post-credit crunch obsession with prestige and stature continues to take hold of multiple industries, with its reach evidenced by the wave of elegant assistance gear for those with impairments. This shift toward luxury in such a seemingly functional field signifies a shift in priorities toward identity and adornment.
SCORE: 4.2
Mild Top 4 Examples: 6,647 Total Clicks Dec 13 - Mar 15
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Hearing Aid Amplifiers - EasyTek Turns Listening Assistance Devices into Quality Wireless Earbuds
SCORE: 5.7
Warm 3,319 Clicks Pub: Jan 10, 15
Hearing Aid Amplifiers
EasyTek Turns Listening Assistance Devices into Quality Wireless Earbuds
Can you speak up? This is a question you wouldn’t have to ask if you were equipped with this hearing aid amplifier. Siemens has been developing some innovative assistive devices for the hard... [More]
Tactile Guiding Cuffs - Vibrating Wristband Helps Navigate the Visually Impaired Through the City
SCORE: 5.7
Warm 2,253 Clicks Pub: Feb 14, 15
Tactile Guiding Cuffs
Vibrating Wristband Helps Navigate the Visually Impaired Through the City
Those with impaired vision would be able to find their way around with the help of this vibrating wristband. Without being able to see streets and intersections, the blind can benefit from this... [More]
Chic Necklace Sound Boosters - The Wear Microphone Necklace Makes Conversations Easier for the Deaf
SCORE: 2.1
Untested 726 Clicks Pub: Dec 31, 13
Chic Necklace Sound Boosters
The Wear Microphone Necklace Makes Conversations Easier for the Deaf
The Wear Microphone Necklace is designed to make it easier for those who are hard of hearing to carry on a conversation. The necklace is actually a directional microphone that filters out unwanted... [More]
Touch-Sensitive Timepieces - The Bradley is a Stylish Touch-Sensitive Timepiece for the Blind
SCORE: 2.1
Untested 349 Clicks Pub: Apr 14, 14
Touch-Sensitive Timepieces
The Bradley is a Stylish Touch-Sensitive Timepiece for the Blind
Eone Timepieces has created a touch-sensitive watch that can be universally worn if you can and can’t see. The Bradley timepiece is stylish and functional and allows you to read the time when you’... [More]