Seeing Images with Touch and Sound

A force-feedback joystick that vibrates to simulate textures could help the visually impaired interpret the image on a computer screen.  The assistive technology system requires that the user hold the joystick to move a cursor on the computer screen. As the cursor moves over different images, the joystick will vibrate to simulate different textures in conjunction with the system’s audible cues.

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