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WuFu Glasses Give Bat-like Sight to the Blind

Taking inspiration from our favorite little flying rodent friend, the bat, the WuFu Glasses provides visual aid to the blind by carrying ultrasonic waves to sensors on the glasses, translating those waves into vibrations. The wrist straps on each arm vibrate to provide the blind user a general idea of their whereabouts, without the need of a guide. A compass ...

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Porn for the Blind: Finger It Out For Yourself

Being blind means never again seeing a pair of boobies in your face. Sure, you can feel them pressing against your skin, but that doesn’t do much good when you don’t have an actual woman around to unleash her twinnebagos. Artist Lisa J. Murphy created Tactile Mind, an erotic book for the blind featuring raised sexual imagery which can be ...

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Rubik’s Cube for the Blind, Part Deux: The Ugly One

Alright, let’s just be honest here. This Rubik’s Cube isn’t going to be winning any beauty pageants in some alternative universe where Rubik’s Cubes actually have intelligence and hold their own contests. Unless, of course, Rubik’s Cubes have a whole different definition of beauty. Maybe multi-colored, multi-textured, torture device-looking gadgets are theirdefinitionof a really hot bod. Probably not though. Unlike ...

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Braille Rubik’s Cube for the Blind

The world of a blind geek must be a difficult one. Many of the luxuries we take for granted (watching Star Wars, reading fanfiction, witnessing Steve Jobs unveil the newest device in the Apple arsenal) just aren’t possible for the blind to the extent that the fully-functional among us have become accustomed to. Imagine Star Wars without being able to ...

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What We Need is More Blind Artists

That’s what this world is lacking. Blind artists. No, I’m not talking people who would think are blind because of their awful color schemes. I’m talking straight up blind people. Don’t they have, like, a sixth (well, fifth for them) sense? The Touch Color device allows blind people to create their own colorful works of art, using braille and tactile ...

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Braille Tattoos Allow The Blind to Feel the Ink

We’ve seen some truly unique body mods and tattooing. Everything from watch and glasses implants to tattoos showing off our favorite obsessions. These Braille Tattoos don’t disappoint. Implanted under the skin are braille-shaped spheres which allow the blind braille reader to read the words of your tat. I have no idea what the pictured braille tattoo says, but I’d love ...

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Braille E-book Reader

While the Amazon Kindle 2 is a fresh take on an e-book reader with its ability to read back books to you, some people who have a visual impairment could use something they can feel rather than hear. That’s the idea behind this concept braille e-book reader. Bumps change on a dynamic surface that can emulate braille, thus bringing a ...

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Bright-F Gives The Blind Sight In The Form Of Sound

Imagine all of the beautiful visions you’d miss if you were born without sight. Until science figured out a cure for blindness, you would never get to see the blue sky on a clear day or how green the grass can get in the spring. The Bright-F concept hopes to give the blind community a chance to experience different ...

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Rubik’s Cube For The Blind

And we thought Rubik’s Cube was impossible, even with visual aid. This cube puzzle is made for those without sight, instead relying on touch, rather than color orientation. Each side has a different pattern which you have to try and align with other same shaped patterns. Having the oppurtunity to say “I solved Rubik’s cube without looking at it once” ...

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