Name of the Technology : Alphabet Trainer for the Visually Impaired
Disability Sector : Autism
Function : Education and Learning aids, Blind and Low Vision aids
Category of research : New technology/product (not existing in the country)
Brief description of the product/ technology:
Visually impaired kids who are starting their schooling can benefit from this device tremendously. They learn a script called Braille that they can feel with their hands but while learning there should be an instructor with them who can spell the letter for them. To enable self learning by the visually impaired, Alphabet Trainer is designed where they can feel the alphabet on a button and pressing the button spells out the alphabet. This improves their hand and ear coordination and also makes them practice alphabets. They can learn while playing.
Readiness level of the product/technology: Technical Documentation Completed
Anticipated time to reach the next readiness level: 3 to 6 months
Anticipated time for the technology/product to come in the market: 12 to 18 months
Any Hindrance(s) being faced w.r.t. the development of product/technology: Lack of Funds, Lack of Industry Partner
Anticipated cost: INR 3500
P.Shiva Subhashini, Associate Dean ATL, BVRIT Dr.B.V.Raju Institute of Technology
Vishnupur, Narsapur Medak Dist.