Sonic is an assistive technology designed to help aurally challenged young athletes communicate during team sports and physical education.
Project Duration: Winter 2016 - Spring 2017
Hearing impaired assistive footwear equipped with vibration feedback for on-court spatial awareness for .
Sonic “Pylon” Sensors
Paired with footwear for directional input from built-in microphones.
PROOF OF CONCEPT
After replacing the LED light with a vibration motor on a sound-activated sensor kit, I was able to create a sound-activated vibration system. With a higher understanding of circuitry, this system could be reprogrammed to emit various vibration patterns.
Exploring logo placement possibilities for some of the top-tier brands in the athletic footwear industry.