The European Commission announced new digital visionaries at the end of October and awarded three winners of the competition for the best social innovation of the year 2017.This year’s competition was themed ‘Equality rebooted’.
One of the winners of the award is a young innovative Slovenian company Feelif Ltd. They developed a multimedia tool for blind and visually impaired, which enables the user to feel the shapes on the flat surface of multimedia screens.
Source: The European Commission
Source: Feelif web page
This is not the only recognition of the company Feelif for their innovativeness. How special is their product was also recognized by the “Center for Innovation and Technology Commercialization Foundation”, which operates under Unesco and has more than 70 partners across the World. They placed the innovation of the company Feelif among the 150 best innovations in the World.
More about the company can be found: https://www.feelif.com/
You can also read the announcement by the European Commission: https://ec.europa.eu/growth/content/%E2%82%AC200000-digital-visionaries-2017-european-social-innovation-competition_en