The Tikk-Tekk Rainbow is Designed for the Blind

By: Rose Nazarali - Published: Aug 4, 2009   Updated: Jul 18 2011 • References: guopengliang & tuvie
The Tikk-Tekk Rainbow Measuring Device is designed for the visually-impaired and uses audible sounds to track measurements.

Two rings are slipped over the two index fingers and a measuring stick in between that loosens as it is stretched. A 'tikk' sound is made after every centimeter and a 'tekk' sound after every five centimeters. For added readability, the Tikk-Tekk also has embossed Braille readings as well as a digital display.

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