Chakra<br />(The Magic Eye)<br />The device linking the real world & digital world <br />Present by : ZENITH <br />Team me...
If any business needs a dose of creativity, its health care.<br />Source:Harvard Business School<br />
Did you know...?<br />________________people in the world  are blind<br />Over 40 million <br />Over 120 million<br />____...
The Idea in Brief<br />Market Research<br />Experiment<br />Build<br />Test<br />4<br />
Market Research<br />
Market Research<br />
Market Research<br />
Market Research<br />
Market Research<br />
Widely used available devices—visual / mute aid<br />    Xreader Talking Compass  $ 71<br />PVC material with braille Dots...
Widely used available devices—hearing aid<br />Vibrant Alarm Clock<br />Siemens Hearing Aid Device<br />Behind-the-ear aid...
Ongoing developments..<br />Device Enables Blind People To “See” With Their Tongue<br />MIT Testing Portable Machine to He...
In near future..<br />may be<br />
Latest device…accessible satellite navigation solutions<br /><ul><li>A GPS receiver connected to cell phone by Bluetooth
A screen reader software identify and interpret what is being displayed  and sent to standard output
This interpretation is re-presented to the user with text-to-speech, sound icons, or a Braille output device.
Cannot alert the blind to small obstacles like stairs or street curbs</li></li></ul><li>Cannot give up on canes and guide ...
What do they really need?<br />According to our interview results in China..<br />
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUdDhWfpqxg<br />
SixthSense<br /><ul><li>Base on the New technology from  MIT Media Lab-----“SixSense”</li></ul>- a wearable gestural inter...
Camera track and understand the gesture, objects and surroundings<br />The system recognize all the images and color<br />...
How a TTY Modem works ?<br />Converts digital electronic data to analogue audio signals<br />Converts audio signals back t...
How it works ?<br />CAMERA/MICROPHONE <br />Capture the voice and sign from real world (theater, casual talk….)<br />FILTE...
A voice synthesizer tap to GPS to provide verbal directions. SixthSense technology and database give immediate real life f...
Prototype<br />Camera<br />Neck band hook<br />GPS / Battery<br />Earphone<br />Vol +/-<br />Projector<br />Microphone<br ...
Business Model—Commercialization<br />sampling<br />Chakra Design<br />Prototype<br />Test<br />R&D<br />Sourcing OEM Vend...
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  1. 1. Chakra<br />(The Magic Eye)<br />The device linking the real world & digital world <br />Present by : ZENITH <br />Team members: <br />Jerry Huang<br />Kelvin Tun<br />Sumathy Rajeshkumar <br />Victor Lin <br />
  2. 2. If any business needs a dose of creativity, its health care.<br />Source:Harvard Business School<br />
  3. 3. Did you know...?<br />________________people in the world  are blind<br />Over 40 million <br />Over 120 million<br />________________ have significant Low Vision conditions<br />________________visually impaired children age 0-14 years<br />Over 1.4 million<br />Vision Enhancement and Assistive Technology can help perform most daily tasks<br />Source:visionaid.org<br />3<br />
  4. 4. The Idea in Brief<br />Market Research<br />Experiment<br />Build<br />Test<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Market Research<br />
  6. 6. Market Research<br />
  7. 7. Market Research<br />
  8. 8. Market Research<br />
  9. 9. Market Research<br />
  10. 10. Widely used available devices—visual / mute aid<br /> Xreader Talking Compass $ 71<br />PVC material with braille Dots on the cards. $2<br /> ATC Copy Machine $950<br /> Braille watch Price: $14<br />EYE-Q Digital Magnifier Price:$408<br />Acrobat LCD Price:$2,903<br />Aumax CCTV 19" LCD Price:$2,900<br />Seika Braille Display Price:$ 2052<br />Miniprint 425 TDD: Telecommunications device for the deaf and mute people<br />
  11. 11. Widely used available devices—hearing aid<br />Vibrant Alarm Clock<br />Siemens Hearing Aid Device<br />Behind-the-ear aid<br />Wireless Flash Door bell<br />Wireless Flash Electronic water jug<br />
  12. 12. Ongoing developments..<br />Device Enables Blind People To “See” With Their Tongue<br />MIT Testing Portable Machine to Help the Blind to See<br />A GPS Device For The Blind<br />
  13. 13. In near future..<br />may be<br />
  14. 14. Latest device…accessible satellite navigation solutions<br /><ul><li>A GPS receiver connected to cell phone by Bluetooth
  15. 15. A screen reader software identify and interpret what is being displayed and sent to standard output
  16. 16. This interpretation is re-presented to the user with text-to-speech, sound icons, or a Braille output device.
  17. 17. Cannot alert the blind to small obstacles like stairs or street curbs</li></li></ul><li>Cannot give up on canes and guide dog companions yet<br />
  18. 18. What do they really need?<br />According to our interview results in China..<br />
  19. 19. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUdDhWfpqxg<br />
  20. 20. SixthSense<br /><ul><li>Base on the New technology from  MIT Media Lab-----“SixSense”</li></ul>- a wearable gestural interface that augments the physical world around us with digital information and lets us use natural hand gestures to interact with that information.<br />PHONE<br />
  21. 21. Camera track and understand the gesture, objects and surroundings<br />The system recognize all the images and color<br />Easy output which is easy to use <br />Merge computing with physical world <br />How it works?<br />
  22. 22. How a TTY Modem works ?<br />Converts digital electronic data to analogue audio signals<br />Converts audio signals back to digital data<br />
  23. 23.
  24. 24. How it works ?<br />CAMERA/MICROPHONE <br />Capture the voice and sign from real world (theater, casual talk….)<br />FILTER<br />RECOGNIZER <br />Use any interface to communicate along with synthicized speaker<br />PORJECTOR <br />SPEAKER <br />Get order and process data, powerful internet and personalized database<br />REMOTE DATA SERVER <br />
  25. 25. A voice synthesizer tap to GPS to provide verbal directions. SixthSense technology and database give immediate real life feedback about the users' surroundings.<br />Increase their pedestrian mobility and to get around<br />Better navigation experience<br />Makes blind and mute people more independent<br />How it works ?<br />
  26. 26. Prototype<br />Camera<br />Neck band hook<br />GPS / Battery<br />Earphone<br />Vol +/-<br />Projector<br />Microphone<br />Mirror<br />Mobile connector<br />
  27. 27. Business Model—Commercialization<br />sampling<br />Chakra Design<br />Prototype<br />Test<br />R&D<br />Sourcing OEM Vendor<br />Feedback<br />Delivering<br />Marketing<br />Foxconn/ Flextronics<br />Sales Agent<br />End User<br /><ul><li>Ameriphone, Inc.
  28. 28. Blazie Engineering
  29. 29. Krown Manufacturing, Inc
  30. 30. Institute for Disabilities Research and Training Inc. - My TTY
  31. 31. Microflip, Inc.
  32. 32. NXi Communications, Inc.
  33. 33. Phone-TTY, Inc. 
  34. 34. Ultratec, Inc.</li></li></ul><li>Business Model—Government Subsidize<br />sampling<br />Chakra Design<br />Prototype<br />Test<br />R&D<br />Promotion<br />& Lobby<br />Feedback<br />Delivering<br />Sourcing<br />Government Subsidize<br />Out sourcing Mass Production<br />Government Agencies<br /><ul><li>Social Welfare projects
  35. 35. Charity Fund
  36. 36. Fire fighters</li></li></ul><li>Feedback<br />
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