Bluetooth Morse keyboard assists the disabled

Posted on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 in Arduino, RF, wireless by the machinegeek

In an effort to assist computer users with disabilities limiting their keyboard dexterity, the crew at Zunkworks developed this wireless Morse code based keyboard interface device. The user keys in the desired characters using the “dot” and “dash” buttons on the left of the board and the Arduino based device converts these Morse code characters to regular keystrokes, sending them to the computer via Bluetooth. Additionally they report this device can communicate with tablets and even smartphones that support the Bluetooth HID profile.

Of course the project is open source with the schematic available on the Zunkworks site and the source code posted on Google code.

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