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S-Toucher / medical instrument

S-Toucher
S-Toucher

S-Toucher is designed for the deaf, especially whose broken hearing nerve. Compensating hearing with touch and vision, it’s a portable device turning sounds into vibration and graphics. That means it acts as a new sense organ, a new ear.
1.A microphone collects environmental sounds and turn it to electronic signals
2. A sound-vibration transducer called giant magnetostric tive transducer transfers those signals into vibration
3.People can feel the vibration from their wrists
4.Also, they can get relevant graphic information from a LCD screen
5.After some times of learning and adaption, the user could identify various sounds around

University

Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China

Ying Fangtian

Design

Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China

Ye Milan, Hu Yichuan, Yao Lining, Zhu Pengcheng, Shi Yan, Man Jinfan, Zhao Wei