Nutritech - Rethinking the Food Chain

VTT technology lends product packaging a voice

10.2.2012 12:27

 

As the proportion of senior citizens grows, their special needs are gaining momentum. Human eyesight, for example, weakens with age. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has been developing new NFC (Near Field Communication) -based applications that make life easier for people with vision impairments. A group of affected persons recently tested an innovative, speech-based item identification system and new "talking" packaging for medicine and food.

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