---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of Braille clothing tag for use by people who are blind or have low vision. The Braille Label provides information about clothes, simple washing instructions and textile details for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This Braille Label prototype was a 2012 International Forum (iF) Design Talents entry. TITLE: Clothes Tag Get Braille! WEBSITE: Yanko Design. REF: http://www.yankodesign.com/2012/10/29/clothes-tag-get-braille.
Clothing Labels - Braille, Numbers are aluminum labels designed to help individuals who are blind or have low vision organize their clothes. This set comes with 25 white, aluminum labels. Each label is brailled and printed with a number (1-25) and has holes at the ends so that users can either safety pin them or sew them onto their clothes.
The Color Clothes Braille Markers/Tags are aluminum clothing tags designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This set includes 100 small aluminum tags that can be sewn onto any piece of clothing to identify color. Designed to be used on solids, plaids, or stripes, these tags can be machine washed and dried and the name of the color is printed and Brailled on the tag.
Do-Dots, model 30080, are clear clothing markers with Braille markings that snap onto the hem, cuff, or collar of clothing to identify it. These buttons, one male and one female for snapping together, feature the braille for the clothing's design (light or dark, print, plaid, stripes or plain) on one side and one of 45 braille symbols for the color on the other. A Braille-coded key to the abbreviations accompanies each package of 100 buttons.
Say What is a clothing marker designed to fit over the hook of a hanger to identify what clothing is hung there for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This reusable identifier is a strong plastic tab with a circular looped end. It comes with tape to make 20 - 3 inch long labels with a braille labeler (not included). The tape can be peeled off and the tag used again. Each kit comes with 10 tags. OPTIONS: Set of 3 kits. DIMENSIONS: Tags are 1.5 x 5.75 inches. The opening is 7/8 inches i
Teflon Adhesive Brailling Tape, model 757900, is braille labeling tape designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. This tape can be brailled, then cut to size and sewn on clothing or other objects. It will withstand washing, drying, and ironing. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 5 feet x 2 inches.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a laundry sorting system using radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags for employees of a vocational rehabilitation program with cognitive and intellectual disabilities. An agency that employs people with significant disabilities was spending approximately $40,000.00 per year on cleaning for their custodial uniforms. They decided to bring the cleaning in-house to create additional jobs for individuals with cognitive and intellectual d