Archives April 25, 2005
Along the lines of the textual interface client for the blind...
If you've got this little machine working away for you, why not add a very powerful RFID reader. Add RFID tags to every new street and construction sign that have an ID and a typecode describing the message on the sign.
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Just reading a Wired News article on the need for assistive technologies. Here's a thought:
Define a protocol using bluetooth, or some other proximity-based system, such that a "personal client" device can signal to nearby machines that it requires textual interaction (thinking here primarily of displays for the blind). The machines have a very cheap ...!-->!-->