|University / Institute||Sunway University|
|Website URL for the Research Center/Lab (optional)||homeislab.com|
|Project Title||DynaBraille: On-finger Braille Feedback for Handheld Touchscreen Devices|
|Start Date||Jan 01, 2018|
|End Date||Dec 31, 2018|
|Funding Agency||Lancaster University|
|Contact Name / Email(s)||Dr. Yap Kian Meng / email@example.com|
|Nationality Requirements on Candidate(s)||Applicants must be Malaysian citizens|
|Description||Student’s and RA’s roles:
Research existing handheld touchscreen devices with tactile feedback systems that generate Braille patterns.
Develop a new systems could afford access to information resources available online, coupled with convenience of location-independence.
The main challenge is generating vibrotactile feedback that mimics Braille text within a form-factor suitable for mobile/handheld use for visually impaired.
To demonstrate independent research ability throughout the entire project.
Publish findings in peer-reviewed scientific journals and conference proceedings
Prepare a research thesis and cooperate with government and industry partners.
Requirements and desirable skills:
Full or partial scholarship plus a fixed monthly allowance may be available for qualified candidates (subject to approval).
Informal enquiry: Dr. Yap Kian Meng, firstname.lastname@example.org, attached documents: