News


This is a section dedicated to a collection of relevant news as well as to updates on the TACMON2 project. Consortium members are screening news on scientific, innovative and business oriented information that are uploaded and regularly updated under this section.



Success story: A vision for the future

A Spanish SME advised by the Enterprise Europe Network joins an EU-funded research project to develop a computer tablet for the visually impaired.

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Tactile feedback technology for display panels.

Haptic technology, a tactile feedback technology, is of interest by Samsung Display for a variety of panel applications (ranging from small smart phones to large monitors/TVs).

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Tactus Technology

Tactus provides a new dimension of user interface with a fundamentally unique solution: application-controlled, completely transparent physical buttons that rise up from the touch-screen surface on demand.

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Senseg’s Tactile Display Gets Demoed On A Tablet, Products Anticipated Within 24 Months

We've seen Senseg's tactile display technology demoed on a few different devices in the past, but CNET has now gotten a quick look of the company's latest tech on a tablet, along with some additional word on its future. As with previous prototypes, the screen doesn't rely on any moving parts as some other tactile displays do, but instead employs an electrostatic field-based system that allows different parts of the screen to produce varying degrees of friction.

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Smartphone For The Blind

A BRAILLE-DISPLAY PHONE THAT’S CHEAP ENOUGH TO MASS-PRODUCE COULD CHANGE LIVES

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Paddling Blind

Erik Weihenmayer isn’t your average kayaker. The 44-year-old recently made official his quest to become the first blind person to paddle the Grand Canyon in 2014.

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Computer Center For Visually Impaired People

The Computer Center for Visually Impaired People (CCVIP) has been in the business of Assistive Technology training, research and service since 1978. See what we have to offer you; the people you serve; your business and your customers. Contact us so we can help you sharpen your skills and find the solutions you need. Whether your visual impairment is recent or long-standing, at the Computer Center for Visually Impaired People, we'll help you access your computer, so that you can access the world.

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Hungary leads efforts to raise awareness about visual impairment

World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness to focus global attention on blindness, visual impairment and rehabilitation of the visually impaired held on the second Thursday in October. The Day is observed around the world by all partners involved in preventing visual impairment or restoring sight. It is also the main advocacy event for the prevention of blindness and for "Vision 2020: The Right to Sight", a global effort to prevent blindness created by WHO and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness.

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Tacmon, the breakthrough technology in International Innovation

The outcome of Tacmon project were published by Research Media which is dedicated to the delivery of science, technology and research results. It produces a suite of publications under the imprint ‘International Innovation’. With discrete publications covering Climate, Energy, Environment, Food & Agriculture, Healthcare, Nano & Materials Technology, ICT, Transport and US Research, International Innovation is the leading global dissemination resource for the wider scientific, technology and research communities. For further info...

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