Special Stylus solutions by shapedad on Etsy

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Shapedad is an outlet on Etsy that provides custom solutions for stylus' for touch screens in many formats. Shapedad says: "It all started when the wife of a quad (quadriplegic) patient ordered a regular Stylus Socks stylus from our Etsy shop." Some examples below:                        Special needs solutions by shapedad on Etsy

Faraday Stylus’ new capacities program

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

Just came across the iFaraday stylus via a blog post on ATMac. All their stylus' look good and I'm impressed with their "new capacities" program which states Our goal is to enable anyone who wants to use a capacitive touch screen device.  We have three working designs that enable folks to ...

Reader Writes: Another alternative for a touch mouthstick

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Overcoming the "touch barrier" I received a message the other day from a reader … in …. Michael writes: Please see the attached [link for] pencil tops or stick tops – or whatever you’re having yourself – tops. I have been using something similar from the same website for some time.  They are effectively ...

Lifekludger Responds – Stylus choice

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

  Via Email - On 10 May 2013 15:58, MS writes: Hi! Just came across your blog while doing some research for a stylus for my 8 year old. He has severe cerebral palsy, but is just starting to use a mouth stylus to access the ipad. I was thinking that maybe a ...

No. 2 Stylus Pencil

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="368"] No. 2 Stylus Pencil for all your touch screen devices.[/caption] I like that this has removable tips and can put two together to extend the length. See more at the link below http://www.no2stylus.com

Lifekludger Quick Links: Hand Stylus; Voice Activated Alarm Clock

Monday, January 21st, 2013

The Hand Stylus The Hand Stylus is a kickstarter-funded project. It has a retractable stylus tip. The tip rotates automatically to prevent wearing on one side. [via Chip Chick]   ivee Voice Activated Alarm Clock Can speak to it Able to understand more than 30 simple voice commands Touchscreen capabilities and volume adjustment 5” LED display, a selection of soothing ...

Comprehensive Stylus Reviews

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

There's been some large comprehensive reviews and comparisons of Styluses on offer for the myriad of capacitive type touch devices that now surround us. A stylus is of particular interest to me as I don't use my fingers. One thing I find with these "Best of" or even the "comparative" type ...

Nomad Brush – A Paintbrush for iPad

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Nomad Brush is a unique paintbrush for the iPad that features soft, flexible bristles made from a blend of natural and conductive fibers. Nomad Brush + iPad from Don Lee on Vimeo. The makers say "This simple and elegant design makes it a perfect tool for drawing and painting on the ...

Make your own Touchscreen Stylus Brush

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Rainy Day Magazine features an article on how to make a stylus and brush for capacitive touch screens like the iPad/iPhone etc out of some stripped copper wire and a ball point pen casing. The article contains lots of great information, links, ideas and photos and is well worth a ...

iPad/iPhone Capacitive Stylus Roundup

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Over on the "Cool Quirks" blog, there's a good post on stylus pens for iPad/iPhone etc. It gives a good general look at "7 of the Best iPad Stylus Pens of 2011". It has good photo's too which is helpful info. for any kludgers needing something to modify. One thing I wish ...

Hitachi stylus compatible, capacitive touch panel

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

This interesting development was flagged to me recently and is of great interest personally as I battle with the "Touch barrier" that the pervasive use of capacitive type touch-screens pose. Hitachi Displays has developed a projective-type electrostatic capacitance touch-panel that can convert input from a non-conductive object into electrostatic capacitance, thus ...

Mosspuppet makes a stylus – Shuddup!

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Not sure how effective or durable this stylus would be, but I love Mosspuppet and he does offer a little interesting commentary on 'conductive foam' availability - something other DIY stylus, like these here, here and here use. I suppose protein bar and other foil type wrappers are yet another ...