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p-phone / Cellular phone for blind


‘p-phone’ is a cellular phone for the visually impaired to be able to use more easily SMS(shuttle mission simulator) function as well as a phone function. Mouse-shaped three wheel buttons are used when sending a text message. The wheel shape is used for sending a text message more easily by being selected when clicking after selecting raised letters. A braillewriter on the lower part is used for checking the text message when receiving a text message according as brailles come up. The text messaging function like this will result in the smooth communication between the blind people and the public.


Yeongnam University

Yeongnam University
Gyeongsan, South Korea

Prof. Lee Byunghak


Kookmin University

Kookmin University
Seoul, South Korea

Gyeongwan Koo