Braille Devices

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Dot Module 20
[INQ. NO. 2207E18] Dot Incorporation, which has developed its own cell through an electromagnet-driven actuator and acquired more than 110 patents, is introducing a number of Braille devices using micro Braille cells.


Dot Module 20 of Dot is comprised of 20 Braille cells at 195.235.222.1mm, weighing 182g.


The product receives data through a USB stick connected to a PC or kiosk. The transmitted data is displayed in 20 reproducible Braille cells that provide information to the visually-impaired. By pressing the buttons on either side, the user is able to go back to the previous or to the next sentence to read the information.

Dot Pad
Dot’s Dot Pad, which is made up of 300 micro Braille cells, is used as a graphic display unlike the other existing products based on Braille cells.


With a size of 262×180×23.7mm and weighing 1.14kg, the product uses Braille to display images, graphs, maps, and others on the pad for the visually impaired to have them feel with their fingertips when placed on Braille cells.

DOT Barrier-Free Kiosk
By applying the aforementioned Dot Module 20 and Dot Pad, Dot has presented a Barrier-free Kiosk. It can be used and operated through the touch-system. Unlike the existing kiosks that provide information on the flat screen, Dot Barrier-free Kiosk helps users to access information through Braille, sign language, and voice.


It can also be operated with a smart keypad, and is equipped with an automatic height adjustment function which is suitable for the user through a sensor, voice guidance, and a screen enlargement and reduction function for people with low vision.


 
 
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Braille Devices

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Dot Module 20
[INQ. NO. 2202E12] Dot Incorporation, which has developed its own cell through an electromagnet-driven actuator and acquired more than 110 patents, is introducing a number of Braille devices using micro Braille cells.
Dot Module 20 of Dot is comprised of 20 Braille cells at 195.235.222.1mm, weighing 182g.
The product receives data through a USB stick connected to a PC or kiosk. The transmitted data is displayed in 20 reproducible Braille cells that provide information to the visually-impaired. By pressing the buttons on either side, the user is able to go back to the previous or to the next sentence to read the information.

Dot Module 20

Dot Pad
Dot’s Dot Pad, which is made up of 300 micro Braille cells, is used as a graphic display unlike the other existing products based on Braille cells.
With a size of 262×180×23.7mm and weighing 1.14kg, the product uses Braille to display images, graphs, maps, and others on the pad for the visually impaired to have them feel with their fingertips when placed on Braille cells.

Dot Pad

DOT Barrier-Free Kiosk
By applying the aforementioned Dot Module 20 and Dot Pad, Dot has presented a Barrier-free Kiosk. It can be used and operated through the touch-system. Unlike the existing kiosks that provide information on the flat screen, Dot Barrier-free Kiosk helps users to access information through Braille, sign language, and voice.
It can also be operated with a smart keypad, and is equipped with an automatic height adjustment function which is suitable for the user through a sensor, voice guidance, and a screen enlargement and reduction function for people with low vision.

DOT Barrier-Free Kiosk


 
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Braille Devices

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Dot Module 20
[INQ. NO. 2108E31] Dot Incorporation, which has developed its own cell through an electromagnet-driven actuator and acquired more than 110 patents, is introducing a number of Braille devices using micro Braille cells.
Dot Module 20 of Dot is comprised of 20 Braille cells at 195.235.222.1mm, weighing 182g.
The product receives data through a USB stick connected to a PC or kiosk. The transmitted data is displayed in 20 reproducible Braille cells that provide information to the visually-impaired. By pressing the buttons on either side, the user is able to go back to the previous or to the next sentence to read the information.

Braille Devices

Dot Pad
Dot’s Dot Pad, which is made up of 300 micro Braille cells, is used as a graphic display unlike the other existing products based on Braille cells.
With a size of 262×180×23.7mm and weighing 1.14kg, the product uses Braille to display images, graphs, maps, and others on the pad for the visually impaired to have them feel with their fingertips when placed on Braille cells.

Braille Devices

DOT Barrier-Free Kiosk
By applying the aforementioned Dot Module 20 and Dot Pad, Dot has presented a Barrier-free Kiosk. It can be used and operated through the touch-system. Unlike the existing kiosks that provide information on the flat screen, Dot Barrier-free Kiosk helps users to access information through Braille, sign language, and voice.
It can also be operated with a smart keypad, and is equipped with an automatic height adjustment function which is suitable for the user through a sensor, voice guidance, and a screen enlargement and reduction function for people with low vision.

Braille Devices


 
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Braille Smartwatch for Blind People

Braille Smartwatch for Blind People

https://korean-electronics.com//inquiryDot Incorporation has developed the world’s fi rst Braille smartwatch. Eric Ju Yoon Kim, the founder and CEO of the company happened to notice a blind friend read a Braille version of the Bible that was much bigger than the average and made up his mind to develop a Braille smartwatch, while studying in the United States. Kim took a break from school and returned to Korea.

201610e_page_26_03He began his fi rm to create the product with his father, who worked as a sound engineer and involved some of his veteran peers. They then established contact with about 1,000 visually challenged people, who off ered priceless feedback. Such eff orts were rewarded with a working smartwatch for the visually-impaired, which retails at US$ 290 and weighs mere 33g.

201610e_page_26_13Technically, the Dot Smartwatch has four active dynamic Braille cells and is made of 6000 Series aluminum. The gadget is powered by lithium polymer 400mAh batt eries. After a full charge, the watch can last for up to fi ve days. It comes with an exquisite 22mm leather band. The state-of-the-art watch for visually-impaired features a wireless MCU platform, Bluetooth LE 4.2 for the iOS and Android systems, a gyroscope and a touch sensor for the watch face.

201610e_page_26_17With the Dot Smart Watch, the impaired can tell the time (down to the seconds), use alarms and read various messages/notifi cations sent to their smartphones. The 24 dots on the watch’s surface move up and down to relay blind users of a myriad of diff erent texts in multiple, practical versions of Braille. The revolutionary Braille display technology promises a seamless, portable approach to the traditional Braille device market. Bluetooth technology connects the device with smartphones, seamlessly. The Dot Smartwatch is scheduled to hit shelves on December 25.

Preparing Dot Pad, Advanced Braille Pad

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201610e_page_26_11In September 2014, the Korea Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning designated Dot Incorporation as a promising venture start up. The company was also the winner of the KBS2 TV show “The Golden Pentagon Season 2.” In September 2015, the Daum Youth Startup Fund invested US$ 1 million in Dot Incorporation. In January 2016, the company received the IF 2016 Design Award, one of the top-three design awards in the world.

In May 2016, Dot Incorporation took part in the Sightcity Exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany. They have already received over 100,000 preorders for the Dot Smart Watch, so far. The company is also preparing the Dot Pad, the fi rst multi-layered Braille smart device to let visually challenged people experience graphics and images in a tactile fashion.

Dot Incorporation
#2002 Ace Highend Tower 7F, Gasan Digital 2-ro,
Geumcheon-gu, Seoul, Korea
Tel: (82-2)864-1113
Fax: (82-2)864-1989
E-mail: dot@dotincorp.com
Website: www. dotincorp.com

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