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Picture of SAFETY DOT -------- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a set of Braille labels that are mounted on public handrails to allow individuals with visual disabilities to safely and easily navigate stairs. Even with a guide cane in hand it can be difficult to negotiate a flight of stairs solely on instinct. The Safety Dot is a set of metallic Braille labels mounted on a handrail that inform the user of the number of steps remaining on the stairway. TITLE: Handrails That Speak. WEBSITE: Yanko Design. REF: http://www.yankodesign.com/2011/03/28/handrails-that-speak.

Notes: Designers: Monocomplex & Hwang Jungjoon.

This product record was updated on September 4, 2011.

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