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iPhone Switch Interface

What is it?

This customized technology was designed to help a client with very limited dexterity to control his smartphone using three accessibility switches. The device allows him to navigate and type on his phone independently.

Key features

  • allows the user to type almost any keyboard key using accessibility switches
  • enables easy navigation of apps
  • uses a wireless Bluetooth connection to the iPhone
  • includes coloured lights that indicate the mode
  • works with a wide range of accessibility switches and input devices

Who is it for?

People with physical disabilities that prevent them from using the touchscreen interface of an iPhone.


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