Category Archives: Developing Assistive Technology

AT lecture how to navigate webpage

Difficulties to read web page by blind people   speech, photocell, braille, speech in order to: operable, perceivable, understandable, robust…   Hyper text mark up language (they read out the functions) Universal design for webpage medium.com ZocDoc Interface for blind, how can we make an interface for blind(can blind understand facebook?): what about the layout? […]

Memos about meeting with Rebecca and Undeen in Met

April 25th, 2014, Steven, Amanda, Eunice and Saki, Noted by Saki Hayashi We appreciate Rebecca, manager of accessibility and manager of Met media Lab they gave us a time to discuss. We did: explained about our relationship between Met intern and us (we are dealing with background research and user interview) proposed our current progress Made sure […]

Pose and Snap at MOMA

Rethinking about why we want to experience rather than looking at a photo online, in the same manner as audio guide. In order to know what makes visiting museum valuable, I visited Pose and Snap session at MOMA(also, my most favourite activity in past 18 years, visiting museums…). what is Pose and Snap from MOMA […]

Today’s discussions April 16th, Marina, Eunice, Steven(half), and Saki

Today’s discussions April 16th, Marina, Eunice, Steven(half), and Saki Attending workshop or listening audio guide and walk through the museum by low visions and blind people Some people want to experience artworks individually   Steven’s task: report museum visit and experiences for disables   *take care about use of the word, user test as OT […]

memos for developing assistive technology

At used in rehab for assessment and treatment (tx) by Anita – talking to potential market – populations, test the products, customer satisfaction measuring vital devices…(reminded me hospital experiences…)  heart rate is different when we measure them. Measure it for a minute at least when we use it. For the rehabilitation, Daily Living Simulation equipment […]