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Hearing – Case studies

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Audio Sphere

The design team worked with a young, profoundly deaf office worker to develop a software-driven spherical device that visually indicates the flow and direction of speech.

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Kakimono

A project to develop a small, portable, digital writing scroll with removable e-paper for use as an additional device by deaf people using sign language.

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Smartsuit

Designed for a swimmer with hearing loss, this project incorporates a music player and hearing aid into performance swimwear.

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HearPeace

A project to develop a series of concepts to address noise pollution in dense urban areas.

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Pitch Perfect

A project to develop an inclusive karaoke game giving visual feedback on singing performance so that even the tone deaf can participate.

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iPop

A project to explore ways to improve the cinematic experience for profoundly deaf film-goers using smart technology.

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