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Bluetooth Morse keyboard assists the disabled
Written by Dangerus Prototypes   
Monday, 15 August 2011 00:00

Authors: Dangerus Prototypes

In an effort to assist computer users with disabilities limiting their keyboard dexterity, the crew at Zunkworks developed this wireless Morse code based keyboard interface device. The user keys in the desired characters using the “dot” and “dash” buttons on the left of the board and the Arduino based device converts these Morse code characters to regular keystrokes, sending them to the computer via Bluetooth. Additionally they report this device can communicate with tablets and even smartphones that support the Bluetooth HID profile.

Of course the project is open source with the schematic available on the Zunkworks site and the source code posted on Google code.

Read more: http://dangerousprototypes.com/2011/08/02/bluetooth-morse-keyboard/



Last Updated on Monday, 15 August 2011 01:45