Utilizing the Braille System

  • What is the Braille System? — Braille, universally accepted system of writing used by and for blind persons and consisting of a code of 63 characters, each made up of one to six raised dots arranged in a six-position matrix or cell. …

Reflection

While writing the presentation itself, there was a lack of a clear goal in the beginning and just started to form during the presentation. Confidence is still ambiguous and the product statement does not help fully envision what the product will do. It just lists what it the goals of…

What is Confidence?

  • In case of UPMC/disable person: the feeling or belief that one can rely on someone or something; firm trust. Or a feeling of self-assurance arising from one’s appreciation of one’s own abilities or qualities.
  • Im going for the second bolded defintion of confidence in terms of developing product for patients…

Stakeholders:

  • Patients coming for treatment — visually impaired/blind or rehabilitation
  • Nurses, Doctors, Employees of the building
  • Receptionists
  • Healthcare Service Workers

Different Stakeholder Mappings:

  1. Navigating the Building and getting service
  2. Treatment Description for the patient

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Possible Areas of Design Innovation:

  • Common Spaces (Lobby and Garden)
  • Communication between Patient and Provider
  • Communication between both Providers
  • Rehabilitation Area (Equipment…

Nina Yoo

Industrial Designer

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