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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Blind and visually impaired citizens will be provided with special tactile devices.
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.
Washington, February 28 (ANI): Researchers in MIT's Sensory Communication Group are trying to develop a new generation of tactile devices, which will translate sound waves into vibrations so that deaf people may feel them by their skin, and read lips more accurately.
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 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.
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