Archive for the ‘Puff/Blow’ Category

Communicate Using Only Your Breath

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Huff post report on invention by 16yo Arsh Shah Dilbagi who has found a way to convert human breath into speech via - 16-Year-Old Invents A New Way To Communicate -- Using Only Your Breath.

BreathBird : Breath activated scanning input comes to iPad

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Techcrunch report on the (free) BreathBird twitter app for the iPad. BreathBird employs the well honed concept of 'scanning' that's been used for alternate input selection on software like on-screen scanning keyboards for years and applies it in a fresh way to this iPad app, using breath as the ...

Blow scrolling

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Blowing into the Zyxio SensaWaft"][/caption] Wired Gadget Lab has the full report on a breath-enabled interface recently shown at CES. To scroll blow steadily. To click, blow a forceful puff. Using 'suck, puff, blow' switches is nothing new in the area of  Assistive Technology but seeing them ...

Puff activated kick pedal mod for Guitar Hero

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

[caption id="attachment_332" align="alignnone" width="290" caption="{puff switch for gh}"][/caption]Ben Heck has modded the kick pedal on the drums of guitar hero so it can be operated by puff of the mouth by someone who uses a wheelchair.   Ben shows exactly how he went about the awesome mod over on his blog in ...