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2017-09-05

Research takes the deafblind out of the dark

A garment that can act as a communicative interface for deafblind people – this is the expected result of a unique and innovative EU project scheduled to start in early 2018. The University of Borås coordinates the project with universities and companies from seven different countries.

The project is scheduled to start in February. The University of Borås coordinates the project with universities and companies from seven different countries.

The deafblind are a group in society dependent on other people such as family members or assistants to sense the world. Now, researchers in the EU project SUITCEYES will develop a prototype made from smart textiles to provide the deafblind with new communication opportunities.

“By using sensors and...