Scanner Translates Images Into Three-Dimensional Tactile Structures

Scanner Translates Images Into Three-Dimensional Tactile Structures

Readot is a concept device that translates two-dimensional digital images into three-dimensional representations for use by the visually impaired.

Kyle Studstill
  • 18 march 2010

Readot is a concept device that translates two-dimensional digital images into three-dimensional representations for use by the visually impaired. The machine maps visual information from the colors and shapes of an image onto the device’s grid of pins, raising or lowering them accordingly.

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