On 17.11.2015 at the WUD Silesia Commons Innovation Piotr from FIRR referred about the BLINDPAD and the project. In addition to the presentation it was also a fruitfull discussion about possible use cases and scenarios.
The consortium is exhibiting its new prototypes of tactile displays at the congress ICT2015 Innovate, Connect, Transform in Lisbon, Portugal.
Luca Brayda, Herbert Shea, Nadine Besse and Piotr Witek at ICT2015
Now our 4×4 Electromagnetic (EM) and Shape Memory PolyUrethanes (SMPU) taxel arrays are available. We will test out the functionalities and go for the next size…..
First 2×2 Electromagnetic (EM) and Shape Memory PolyUrethanes (SMPU) taxel arrays are available. 4×4 arrays are nearly finished – stay tuned.
Shape Memory PolyUrethanes (SMPU) based latching taxels: 2×2 SMPU taxels array.
Electromagnetic (EM) based taxel device, in a 2×2 array configuration
SightCity is an important fair, centered around technologies and needs of visually impaired users. Various hard- and software solutions for blind and visually impaired people were presented by Geomobile in collaboration with Guide4Blind of the local authority of Soest. BLINDPAD presented the concepts and first images of the prototyps of the project to potential target groups to collect feedback on BLINDPAD.
PadDraw of BlindPAD at SightCity 2015, Frankfurt am Main