World’s first smartphone for blind developed in India

The phone converts text to Braille through Shape Memory Alloy technology


A team of investors and developers in India had designed the first smartphone for blind people, equipped with Braille language which will allow them to make calls and even take pictures.

Applications like Siri and SayText make easer for blind people to use such kind of devices, but the interaction design graduate Sumit Dagar aims to help them benefit from all features smartphones are offering currently.

Emails and texts are sent as regular messages, but instead of a smooth glass pan...


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