Thursday, January 5, 2012

Ref for the Deaf

The invention of a Texas 4th grader designed to help a deaf athletes is now available online for purchase. At soccer camp, Celia Beron noticed the difficulties of a deaf player who could not tell when the play was over. Her idea was a bracelet that would be triggered by a whistle, the deaf player’s receiver vibrates. The idea won a kid invention context and now, some seven years later, Ref for the Deaf is now available through Pungo.  Read more about the device here.

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