We took some pictures of our prototypes.
The final presentations of the Microsoft Research Design class took place on thursday with Andreas Koller and Don Coyner. We presented our TRACKTILE project and the three prototypes in only 8 minutes (plus 2,5 minutes interlude with technical difficulties 😉 ). After the group presentations Andreas and Don announced the “winner team” of our class: it is TRACKTILE! The three of us are happy, overwhelmed, …
WE ARE TRACKTILE and we will present our project in action on thursday, 21.05.2015 at 14.00h, room D105 in the Design-Haus @ FHP.
→ We would like to iterate Prototypes, for which we are in a very good starting position → Finding better technologic solutions or develop our own → Finalizing the App & Service
Our third portbale and functional prototype.
There are a lot of interesting projects about maps for the blind, but here are some points why Tracktile distinguishes itself between others: Talking GPS and audio guides only navigate until the next change of directions. In contrast to these devices, a tactile map provides a better overview of the city and the user can create his own mental map. Exploring the map with two …
Surfaces, symbols and mapping.
After we finished our prototype, we are ready to show it in action. Since we already did a video prototype of our video prototype 😉 we were well prepared and shot the loads of footage.
Describing the service of Tracktile