When new technology comes out, we expect the product to be very high tech and complicated. Rarely is new technology so simple that we all wonder why it wasn’t invented sooner. Which is the case with these adjustable eyeglasses from British company Eyejusters. A product that is also helping developing countries get access eyeglasses.
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Not long a go I wrote an article on Revolve, a concept pill bottle design for people with limited use of their hand and/or have memory problems. Today I’m writing about concept pill bottles designed for people who are blind or visually impaired. These pill bottles called Capstone, are brightly colored with tactile lids. The Capstone pill bottles were designed by University of Cincinnati design students Alex Broerman and Ashley Ma.
Two of my good friends are a married couple that are blind and through them I have learned a lot on what people with blindness are capable of doing. Really you’d be surprised how independent they are. As an example she is a great cook and he’s great with computers. They wish to stay very independent and technology has helped them do this in many ways. Barcode scanning is a technology that has the potential to help them by being able to identify products. French designer Arman Martirosyan has applied this to his Finger Code design concept. A fingertip barcode scanner that sends audio information to an earpiece.