Hands(H)ome: domotics for everyone

Martina CavalieriDesign, TechLeave a Comment

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Domotics, or home automation, is a topic increasingly being addressed: efficient smart houses that integrate cutting edge technology and services for a better quality of life. But what exactly are we talking about? Created in the late ‘80s, the word domotics was born by joining the word domus (“house” in Latin) and the word robotics. It indicates an interdisciplinary science … Read More

5 (more) interesting things about braille

Sofia ZuccalàHomeLeave a Comment

5 more interesting things about braille

Our previous article about 10 Interesting Things About Braille was pretty popular so, today, we have decided to share with you 5 more interesting things on the tactile writing system for the blind. Here they are: 1) Pop stars and rappers discover braille. Pop music stars like Rihanna and Kendrick Lamar have recently decided to include braille messages in their … Read More

The Invisible Puzzle

Sofia ZuccalàWeb & AppLeave a Comment

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Today we focus on EveryWare Technologies, a small app developer targeting visually impaired users. They have already developed several useful apps like:     Light Detector, which allows to check if a light is turned on or off through an acoustic feedback;     iMove, which identifies a position and allows to customize the POI by recording a voice messages;     Math Melodies, which allows … Read More

Pokémon GO (almost) takes over the world

Sofia ZuccalàTechLeave a Comment

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The videogame of the year is undoubtedly Pokémon GO. Nintendo’s latest release, developed by Niantic, takes videogaming into a totally new realm. Thanks to the mobile app, players can now chase and capture Pokémons in the real world, using the smartphone video camera.   Anyone who played to the Pokémon video games as a child dreamed, at least once, to … Read More

Zagga, accessible on demand videos

Sofia ZuccalàWeb & AppLeave a Comment

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From creative director to entrepreneur, this is the story of the day. Kevin Shaw is founder and CEO of Zagga TV, a video on demand (VOD) platform that describes movies, TV series and documentary contents to blind and visually impaired people. In the interview he told us how the idea of building this company was born and how this interesting … Read More