tactile device

tactile device

Neurology A touch sensing and/or driven mechanical device that helps a person with certain disabilities–eg, deaf-blindness, to communicate. See Assistive technology.
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Your polling station will have a tactile device that can be attached to the ballot paper to help you select your candidate as well as large-print versions of the ballot paper you can use as a reference.
Your polling station will have a tactile device that can be attached to the ballot paper to help you select your candidate, as well as large-print versions of the ballot paper you can use as a reference.
"Whiskers are connected to sensory receptors that relay messages directly to the central nervous system, and are an extension of the cat's tactile devices," says Paul DeMars, DVM, of Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma.
Tactile devices can be several orders of magnitude cheaper than cochlear implants," said Ted Moallem, a graduate student working on the project.
This environmentally friendly series of through-hole and surface mount tactile devices features lead-free construction in the switches themselves, and the packaging materials also meet all RoHS requirements.
This environmentally friendly series of through-hole and surface mount tactile devices features t lead-free construction in the switches themselves and the packaging materials that also meet all RoHS requirements, The circuit is normally open, SPST "off," momentary "on." The body is 0.244 [in..sup.2], which allows compact mounting for a keyboard matrix.
The only difference is that visually impaired students use adaptive software to help them access their computers and custom-designed tactile devices to comprehend network diagraming.