Tactopus

Develops sensory-input based books for the blind to enable inclusive education

  • Started: 2018
  • Bangalore, Karnataka

About

Tactopus is a product/service based enterprise that makes fun, ed-tech products for blind children. The vision is to make education inclusive by pr Read moreoviding mobile learning solutions for children with visual disabilities. The product, Tactopus, is a sensory tablet that makes tactile graphics interactive and enables tangible play for children with visual impairment. It uses image processing and specialised camera to track finger movement over tactile graphics. The user wears a pointer ring enabled by interactive graphics to listen to audio labels, complete with audio-guided lessons and tests for comprehension. The enterprise received the ZEE 24 Taas Young Innovator Award in 2017.

Sectors

  • Specially Abled
  • Mobile solutions
  • Technology
  • Education
  • Child & Youth Development

Programs

Location

Project Location

Headquarters

Social Alpha, No. 3, 14th Main, HSR Layout, 5th Block

Offices in Cities

Bangalore, Mumbai

Projects in States

West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi

Other Details

  • Type & Sub Type

    For-profit

  • Employees

    0-5

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