Feelif device – for individuals with visual impairments

Feelif d.o.o. is a high-tech company with a focus on information systems for individuals who are blind or visually impaired.  They offer three different types of products:

  1. Feelif Device (Feelif Gamer, Creator, Pro): a multimedia device for individuals who are blind or visually impaired;
  2. Multisensory digital content: digital games and educational content;
  3. Open Platform: a marketplace for content and apps, allowing anyone to create content

feelif device options

So what exactly is Feelif?  “It is an adapted smartphone or tablet, which uses a transparent relief grid and specialized software.  It is designed to use visual information and more importantly vibrations, speech, and sounds to illustrate what is beneath one’s finger.”

Features of Feelif:

  • Tactile surface is comprised of raised dots that you can feel when scanning the screen with your fingertips
  • Users can feel shapes, pictures, diagrams, graphs, and photos
    • They can also:
      • Read multi-sensory content – tactile books
      • Draw
      • Play digital games
      • Learn Braille, graphs, math, practice fine motor skills, boost cognitive skills, improve spatial orientation, concepts and much more
  • Easy to learn – users learn how to use devices and software in under five minutes