Designed for people with Dyslexia, Ping is a device that offers solution to help them read and learn a bit easier. Dyslexia is not a disease, it’s a condition people are born with. It’s a learning disorder a.k.a reading disability because it affects the brain that process language. People with Dyslexia often have difficulty in identifying speech sounds and learning how these sounds related to worlds or letters. Ping is an educational toy designed for children between 3 to 12 to help them build confidence and unlock potential in dyslexic children where they can learn independently. This education toy grows with children and promotes self-learning, helping them to learn and live better.
As a hardware that encourages independent learning experience, Ping starts by asking parents with a set of questions. The answers would determine a set of exercises and games personalized for their children. The 2-in-1 setup includes a detachable keyboard which can be flipped over to transform it into a drawing tablet. The keyboard layout is designed with wider keycaps, high contrast, thick, and glare free typeface to make it easier for dyslexics to process letters and word signals. Touch screen device isn’t an effective tool for dyslexics, they need tactile inputs to learn better.
designed by Chetan Rajesh, Deepak Janardhan, Chirag Magod, and George Roy, the rubberized stylus offers a good grip, since many dyslexics are usually dealing with poor finger strength and motor skills. They tend to hold a pen in an awkward way. This ergonomic stylus has been designed to allow for optimum position when writing.