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Visual Knob / Visual Knob

Visual Knob
Visual Knob

“Visual Knob”, a special cylindrical lock, is mainly aimed at the people who are visually impaired. To complete the unlocking process, visually impaired people must use both hands at the same time, one for holding the knob and the other for key insertion. Thus, Visual Knob is designed with the function to lead a key towards the keyhole and then complete the insertion into the lock. With 8 grooves on the knob, a key will be easily led along the grooves towards the keyhole. In addition, the grooves are slip-proof, which can prevent the key slipping down from the knob. Therefore, with one single hand, unlocking process can be completed.

University

National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
Tainan City, Taiwan

Design

National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
Tainan City, Taiwan

Lin Yong-Yun