Inclusive Tech

Multi-sensory gadgets allow everyone to enjoy the world wide web

Implications - Though in the past, tech for the blind or deaf was rooted solely in functional assistance, the rise of tech as entertainment sees inclusive gadgets made solely for the purpose of fun. This shows that in today's tech society, leading a rich life with an impairment is easier than ever before.
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Warm Top 6 Examples: 15,141 Total Clicks Oct 14 - Mar 15
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Braille-Friendly Tablet Apps - The iBrailler App Effectively Accommodates the Visually Challenged
SCORE: 6.8
Warm 1,901 Clicks Pub: Mar 24, 15
Braille-Friendly Tablet Apps
The iBrailler App Effectively Accommodates the Visually Challenged
The brilliant iBrailler app is now poised to make the iPad more accessible to the visually challenged. The app started as a summer project for Sohan Dharamraja and Adrian Lew from Stanford... [More]
Braille Smartphones - This Braille Phone is Designed By An Indian Start-Up
SCORE: 6.1
Warm 2,926 Clicks Pub: Oct 17, 14
Braille Smartphones
This Braille Phone is Designed By An Indian Start-Up
India-based startup Kriyate has created a brilliant Braille phone that will enable visually impaired people to enjoy the benefits of smartphones. The chief innovator behind the product, Sumit Dagar,... [More]
Vibration-Based Watches - This Smartwatch for the Deaf Employs Visual and Tactile Feedback
SCORE: 4.9
Warm 4,934 Clicks Pub: Jan 26, 15
Vibration-Based Watches
This Smartwatch for the Deaf Employs Visual and Tactile Feedback
It really is about time for designers to explore a smartwatch for the deaf, given the past couple years of experimentation with wrist-worn technology. Raees PK benefits from cutting-edge precedents... [More]
Blind Buying Assistants - This Braille Barcode Scanner Helps the Visually Impaired Choose Products
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Warm 3,678 Clicks Pub: Jan 16, 15
Blind Buying Assistants
This Braille Barcode Scanner Helps the Visually Impaired Choose Products
One of the most exciting implications of advanced technology is giving more independence to people with all sorts of disabilities. This concept for the Dotdotdot Braille Barcode Scanner enables... [More]
Video Conversation Apps - This Creative New Startup Helps Video Conversations Suit Your Schedule
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Mild 1,016 Clicks Pub: Oct 17, 14
Video Conversation Apps
This Creative New Startup Helps Video Conversations Suit Your Schedule
DIVE Communications is a creative new startup that is putting forward the DIVE app, which is like a cross between Skype, Snapchat and a social network. Essentially, the app allows you to record a... [More]
Interactive Braille Tablets - The Tactalis Tablet is the Innovative Tablet That Touches Back
SCORE: 5.3
Mild 686 Clicks Pub: Feb 17, 15
Interactive Braille Tablets
The Tactalis Tablet is the Innovative Tablet That Touches Back
The Tactalis Tablet Computer is a step forward in bringing the digital age to the blind. Currently in development by the brilliant minds at Tactalis (formerly Invici Technologies), the Tactalis... [More]