Fereshteh Shahmiri

PhD in Computer Science - School of Interactive Computing - Georgia Institute of Technology

 

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Responsive Letterboard

A touch-based prototype to facilitate the Rapid Prompting Method (RPM) for Autistic children

Received 2nd place in "Life Long Health and Well-Being" category in CIC (Convergence Innovation Competition), held by Georgia Tech Research Network Operations Center (RNOC) and the Institute for People and Technology (IPaT)

#CIC winners – spring 2017, # Press released by IPaT

Category: # Autism, #learning tools, #Capacitive Touch Sensing, #Real-time Communication, #UI Design
Date: Fall 2016

Description:

Responsive Letter board is a prototype to facilitate the Rapid Prompting Method (RPM) which is a method to help children with Autism Spectrum Disorder the ability to communicate with others. The hardware part of device works based on capacitive touch sensing and real time data stream over WIFI. It also includes a web interface and back end server to transfer data real time.

check the full draft for hardware, electronics and software development here

check the poster here

check the web interface here