Assistive Technology

Assistive technology aims to ease connectivity and communication for individuals with sensory, physical or cognitive difficulties, impairments and disabilities to enable them to fully participate in society.

OVERVIEW

Electronics based assistive technology devices help people who have difficulty speaking, typing, writing, seeing, hearing among others. Assistive electronics devices aims at easing connectivity and communication for individuals with sensory, physical or cognitive difficulties, impairments and disabilities to enable them to fully participate in society.

Internet of Things has the potential to become an enabler for assistive electronics devices by increasing accessibility support and services for people with disabilities. These include domains such as healthcare, education, independent and assisted living, mobility and navigation in public spaces among others.

Mistral has the requisite skills for design and development of connected electronic assistive technology devices designed specifically to help people with vision loss or other disabilities.
These include portable scanners for the visually impaired or screen magnifiers for low-vision computer users, braille tablets, audio aids among others.

Mistral’s team brings invaluable experience in SoC, OS, sensor integration, testing and system validation to the customer’s product concept, enabling them to assist their customers to fully realize their potential through the latest in innovative assistive technology devices.

EXPERTISE

Product Design Services

Feasibility study for Assistive Technology product designs

Design, development and integration

Prototyping & Industrial design (ID)

FCC, CE, UL certification

Production & Product Lifecycle Support

Power and Battery Management

Cloud/ Web Services integration

Currency / object recognition

Barcode scan and Online Product Search

Video analytics

VOIP/ Skype integration

Custom DSP Libraries Integration

Sensor and Wireless Integration

Wi-Fi, BT, GPS and GSM/GPRS

Third party library integration

Voice recognition, gesture recognition, OCR, TTS and likes

Embedded Applications

End-use case development

Interactive voice based menu

Framework customization

Android/Linux/Windows Embedded with/without Display

Custom iOS and Android apps development for Assistive Technology devices

Hardware Design and Firmware

PoP assembly

Flex PCB designs with HDI technology

Android/Linux/Windows Embedded BSP

Hardware abstraction layer customization

Boot time optimization

Form factor designs

Hardware accelerators integration

APPLICATIONS

Vision

Remote Care

AAC

Hearing

RESOURCES

  • Infographics

    The world of eletronics based Assistive Technology

  • Case Study

    Portable Desktop Magnifier for low vision

  • Case Study

    Portable Barcode Scanner for visually impaired

  • Case Study

    Product Lifecycle Support for an RFID Prescription reader

  • Related Topics

    Power Optimization and Battery Management

  • Case Study

    Android based Braille Tablet for Visually Impaired