What our users have to say

What our users have to say

Barbara Erjavec

Barbara Erjavec (professor of vision studies and specific learning needs)

I had the opportunity to try the Feelif devices with students and myself.  They are innovative products for the blind and visually impaired and can also be used by sighted people. The Feelif devices offer a lot of opportunities; from games that can be played independently or with outside help, to apps for teachers that help explain and present abstract concepts to students. Feelif is a very useful tool for the blind and visually impaired.





Irena Čurič

Irena Čurič (Mother)

I loved Feelif Gamer, as it is exactly what a blind person needs. The explanation and the promotion was very professional. It was obvious to me that there was a lot of though and effort put into making these devices. Great!





Kristina Čurič

Kristina Čurič (Visually impaired student)

Feelif is wonderful. As I am visually impaired, and as I can never be sure when I'll loose my sight, I feel priviledged that I had the chance to test the Feelif device now. It makes me very happy that people spend time making devices for the blind and visually impaired. I can understand how the devices are very helpful.





Blanka Škafar

Blanka Škafar (Blind user)

With Feelif I had a very interesting experience. I would love to try it again, and I think it is a wonderful tool for kids. I wish we had a tool like this when we were younger, it would have made life a lot easier.
Blanka and dog Badi





Romana Fras

Romana Fras (Mother)

I liked Feelif very much. It was very educational and I wish there were more tools like Feelif.





Angela Mancini

Angela Mancini (Teacher of the Visually Impaired, Mary Cariola's Children's Center)

I'm so impressed with the tactile and auditory information the device provides. I haven't seen anything else like it that is as comprehensive and useful. My students have multiple disabilities, so it's not something they would be able to use independently, but I've been very happy so far with it and the kids I've tried it with this week have had positive responses to it. So far, so good!

Thanks so much for telling me about the Feelif Pro!




Aleš Kuhar

Aleš Kuhar (blind user)

I like Feelif because it has adapted games and Menus. I also enjoyed original sound effects. I also like the application for drawing Draw which also contains realistic sounds of instruments.




Sabriye Tenberken

Sabriye Tenberken (developer of Tibetan Braille)

Remarkable woman Sabriye Tenberken, the developer of Tibetan Braille and co-founder of Braille Without Borders and Kanthari international, said: »We all liked it very much.«

She is a winner of many honors and awards and she was also a guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show titled: 8 Women Oprah Wants You to Know, segment Phenomenal Females: Sabriye Tenberken's Journey.

This is her's testimonial about Feelif:

We tested Feelif with 4 blind people. Two who are very techy and who work professionally in the IT field and two who are just users of computers and phones, including myself.
I personally have never used a tablet and it took me a while to get familiar.
Later, once I started to 'get the hang of it', my reaction was similar to one of the other three test persons. We all liked it very much.

1. the tactile bumps help to navigate and to orientate on the screen. This makes it easy to understand where app you are on the screen. Especially for those who are not users of larger touch screens, it is a good entrance.

2. All four blind persons including myself were very intrigued by the games and we tried all of them. We all felt it would be a great tool, especially for blind children in schools to be introduced to drawing, memory skills, games and any other strategy you can develop.




Diane Brauner

Diane Brauner (Manager, Paths to Technology)

About Shapes: While a fun game in itself, this game provides important foundation skills for more complex games such as the Feelif Graphing games. Feelif Shape is an innovative way to teach shapes on a digital platform; being able to "feel" the shape on a flat touch screen is amazing! There are numerous possibilities of how this game can be expanded.

Diane Brauner is also a teacher and a parent. She is the manager of the Paths to Technology website and she collaborates on a variety of educational assistive technology projects, including training TVIs on iPad accessibility. She is also a COMS with 25 years experience who loves to integrate assistive technology into O&M lessons.




Diane Brauner

Diane Brauner (Manager, Paths to Technology)

About Learning Braille: A number of preschool Teachers of the Visually Impaired (TVIs) had the opportunity to try Feelif Creator; these TVI’s loved the braille games! The haptic vibration provides unique feedback of isolated dot positions, encouraging emerging braille students to focus on individual dots and the critical spatial relationships between each dot. The gentle vibrations also help students to develop good finger sensitivity required to feel braille dots.

Diane Brauner is also a teacher and a parent. She is the manager of the Paths to Technology website and she collaborates on a variety of educational assistive technology projects, including training TVIs on iPad accessibility. She is also a COMS with 25 years experience who loves to integrate assistive technology into O&M lessons.




Diane Brauner

Diane Brauner (Manager, Paths to Technology)

About Tic-Tac-Toe: A fun digital version of Tic-Tac-Toe that provides practice of squares laid out in a simple 3x3 grid. Players have the option of choosing fun symbol such as a horse instead of an "X".

Diane Brauner is also a teacher and a parent. She is the manager of the Paths to Technology website and she collaborates on a variety of educational assistive technology projects, including training TVIs on iPad accessibility. She is also a COMS with 25 years experience who loves to integrate assistive technology into O&M lessons.




Diane Brauner

Diane Brauner (Manager, Paths to Technology)

About Memory: This is a popular game loved by all students for all the students! Educators liked that this game as it teaches a variety of skills, including matching, categories, spatial memory and more.

Diane Brauner is also a teacher and a parent. She is the manager of the Paths to Technology website and she collaborates on a variety of educational assistive technology projects, including training TVIs on iPad accessibility. She is also a COMS with 25 years experience who loves to integrate assistive technology into O&M lessons.




Diane Brauner

Diane Brauner (Manager, Paths to Technology)

About Battleships: The kids loved the sound effects of this game! As an educator, I really liked how the game teaches grid concepts. Having the tactile bumps was very helpful for students to understand the spatial pieces of this game!

Diane Brauner is also a teacher and a parent. She is the manager of the Paths to Technology website and she collaborates on a variety of educational assistive technology projects, including training TVIs on iPad accessibility. She is also a COMS with 25 years experience who loves to integrate assistive technology into O&M lessons.




Diane Brauner

Diane Brauner (Manager, Paths to Technology)

About Farm game: Students of all ages and abilities thoroughly enjoyed this game! Educators liked how students learned to pay attention to the spatial location of each animal and to recall that information when asked to find that specific type of animal. Students also had the opportunity to learn to drag the screen in an organized manner in order to efficiently find the animals.

Diane Brauner is also a teacher and a parent. She is the manager of the Paths to Technology website and she collaborates on a variety of educational assistive technology projects, including training TVIs on iPad accessibility. She is also a COMS with 25 years experience who loves to integrate assistive technology into O&M lessons.




Mag. Daniele Marano

Mag. Daniele Marano (Austrian Association Hilfsgemeinschaft)

I have tested Feelif Creator and I see the special smart tablet as an innovative product with high potential. Feelif Creator can already usefully be used in digital education and entertainment (playing games).

Daniele Marano, expert for accessibility and information and communication technologies for blind and partially sighted people at the Hilfsgemeinschaft (Austrian Association in support of the blind and visually impaired)




Urh Štrakl

Urh Štrakl (11 years old)

Hello, my name is Urh Štrakl.
I have borrowed Feelif for one week and I would like to give an opinion on the product.
I very much like the Feelif because it is a great device for the blind.
Applications are well developed and have a really friendly interface. With the application Feelif Draw it is easy to draw because the vibrations and sounds are just perfect!
I would also like to commend gestures for use and quick access to various functions, for example, gesture behind.
I am very pleased with the product, because I’ve learned practically all in one week.

I wish you every success and many achievements on the development of applications and software!




Mia Koritnik

Mia Koritnik (13 years old)

What I love the most about Feelif is that you can play fun and interesting games and at the same time you can also practice orientation. With Feelif I can draw, learn math and even Braille, which is great. My favorite games are Memory and Battleships.




Nadine Kramer

Nadine Kramer (Visitor TEDx Klagenfurt 2018- Trust)

Giving blind people the chance to see or feel the way we feel it's magical and world-changing.
Nadine Kramer




Maks Koritnik

Maks Koritnik (8 years old)

I love Feelif because I can play with it by myself or with my sister Mia. We are having so much fun! There are so many different games to choose from. My favorite game is Battleships.




Maja Koritnik

Maja Koritnik (mother of a 13 year old blind girl Mia)

Mia is on holidays. It is probably not necessary to point out that Feelif is always with her. She plays Memory eagerly and is trying to be better each time. At highest difficulty she has the time score below a minute already!




Joana Rak

Joana Rak (7 years old)

Memory is the best game ever. I love playing it with Brina and my dad. My favourite category is weather because the sounds are really great.




Jera Rak

Jera Rak (mother of a 7 year old blind girl Joana)

Feelif Memory is an amazing game!!! We are playing it very often, mostly three players together which is more fun. Sixteen cards are just right to remember and Joana follows the game easily. We love the variety of the set, especially Joana. Her favourites are vehicle, kitchen and weather sounds.

Feelif Tic-tac-toe is great for kids. They are able to choose different playing symbols like lion, horse, ghost ...

Joana manages the learning Braille app easily. It is also a great excercise for fine motor skills because of fine movements and repeated pressing on exact spots.




Parents of Ashton and Maisie

Parents of Ashton and Maisie (10 and 7 years old )

Our kids tested Feelif at a workshop. Ashton liked all the games, and Maisie loved to draw using the Draw application, and she found it easier to draw than on our Apple tablet. Both of them loved Feelif. As parents, we think that Feelif can be really helpful to visually impaired kids, especially those with more serious sight loss. It is great that Ashton and Maisie were able to learn and use Feelif without our help.





Heidi Halliwell

Heidi Halliwell (10 years old)

I tested Feelif for one day, and I can say that it was a really nice day. I liked the vibrations when touching the dots and that the tablet told me what I was doing. I really enjoyed using Feelif and I was able to learn to use it really fast. The other applications are also very good, but the best thing was that I could use it without others' help.





Youssef

Youssef (14 years old)

I tested feelif for a day. I liked the tactile sensations of the tablet and the applications. I would rather see that only the dots would vibrate, rather than the whole tablet. I didn't like that the dots were covering the picture, as I still have some sight. But it was good that I was able to use the tablet without help.




Akif

Akif (12 years old)

I tested Feelif. I liked the sounds and that the device tells you what you're doing. As I am visually impaired, I found the dots a little distracting, and I wish that the screen could be bigger. However, I think Feelif is appropriate for learning braille, playing games, and with the apps like Memory you can learn new sounds. I was able to use it without help.





Allina

Allina (16 years old)

I enjoy playing Snakes and Ladders, Farm game and Learning Braille. You can use Feelif to learn to write Braille, and I was positively surprised by TalkBack, as I otherwise use Ipad’s VoiceOver.





Jay Stallard

Jay Stallard (14 years old)

I think Feelif is great for learning. I used the aplication Learning Braille, which I liked the most. I also enjoyed playing games, and that I can use Feelif on my own.





Adama – Drame

Adama – Drame (13 years old)

What I liked about Feelif the most was that I learned to play new games. I especially liked those, which I could play with others. I can use the device alone without any problems.





Jure Trbič

Jure Trbič (Piratska stranka Slovenije)

It is a very interesting product with high potencial to be used also in the public administration.
Jure Trbič




Tilen Tomazin

Tilen Tomazin (Inštitut 4.0)

As a technological enthusiast I support you in this noble goal and I wish you (business) success.
Tilen Tomazin




Christina Forster

Christina Forster (Heartbeats innovation & Communication, Austria)

When I was invited to try Feelif I was playing Memory and Draw. It's an absolute amazing experience which I am convinced will open a new world for blind & visually impaired people. It's fun, educational and realy, realy clever.
Christina Forster




Tadej

Tadej (visitor of the fair Feel The Future)

Very promising. I hope there will be sufficient market demand!
Tadej




Maja Malovrh

Maja Malovrh ( Belgium/Slovenia)

I feel this is a truly fantastic idea that can not only change lives of blind & visually impaired but has a potential to disrupt the way digital content, in general, will be experienced.
Maja Malovrh




Elias & Balázs

Elias & Balázs (high school students from Lendava)

Very interesting and useful.




Unknown

Unknown (Random visitor of the fair Feel The Future)

I like Feelif very much because it integrates the blind in all matters of everyday life.


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