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Snail! / device for blind person


Reading Braille is a time-consuming activity. Snail is an electronic Braille-to-voice converter that ‘reads’ and vocalises Braille instantly.
When the user rolls Snail’s pressure-sensitive touch pad across lines of Braille, the device creates a corresponding voice output. The vocal translation can be recorded. The concept allows users to feel the freedom and independence of ‘reading’ Braille easily and quickly, and of ‘replaying’ the text at any subsequent time or place. A Bluetooth earphone can be used to listen to the translation in noise-sensitive environments such as libraries.


Dong-Eui Institute of Technology

Dong-Eui Institute of Technology
Busanjin-Gu, Busan, South Korea


Design Center Busan

Design Center Busan
Korea Design Membership
Haeundae-gu, Busan, South Korea