We did it! <3

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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, …

Final presentation

The Team That Gave You Tracktile

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.

Further Work

→ 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

Why Tracktile is different.

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 …

Recording the video

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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.