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---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype communication device for an individual who is blind or has low vision and an individual who is deaf or hard of hearing to communicate with each other.
Sorenson BuzzCards is a communication app designed to help individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing communicate face-to-face with those who do not know sign language. It may also be helpful for individuals who have a communication or speech disability.
The Speaker Box to Amplify Tablet Sound & Vibrations is a Do It Yourself system designed for those individuals with hearing and neurological disabilities to amplify their tablet speakers’ sound and vibration.
The RCA Symphonix personal sound amplifier- rechargeable is designed for individuals who are hearing-impaired. The Symphonix offers high-definition digital sound processing which amplifies voices, sharpens sound, and reduces background noises.
TapSOS is a United Kingdom (UK)-based mobile app that provides individuals who have speech or communication disabilities and those who are deaf or hard of hearing with a non-verbal method for contacting Emergency Services personnel in the UK.
This Midland Weather Alert Radio with Silent Call Light and Bed Shaker is designed for those with hearing impairments and also for the blind and or deaf. The flashing strobe light and the bed shaker are included.