Sanandaj IAU Researcher Develops a Smart Device for the Blind

Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 10:17

An Iranian Researcher from Islamic Azad University Sanandaj branch has developed bracelet that connects to Android mobile phones through Bluetooth.

According to an ISCA report, Asra Paknahad developed a new smartphone that can help the visually impaired in using phones and navigating. The team integrated a bracelet that connects to mobile phones running on Android via Bluetooth.

“The visually impaired person can send messages using Braille keyboard on the bracelet and defined vibes. The phone has keys to accept and reject calls,” she explained.

She also added that the keyboard is designed in accordance with the world Braille reading standards. Paknahad said that the device has the ability to alert and vibrate to communicate with smart gadgets, connect to headsets, and access the contact list and others.

The research team has plans to design a smart stick for the blind to help them move around freely.

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