3 min read.Updated: 17 Aug 2016, 02:01 AM ISTSohini Sen
Apps created by Bapsi help deaf-blind people communicate using vibration as a medium on their smartphones
New Delhi: Almost a decade ago, Arun Mehta was delivering a talk in Bengaluru about technology access for the disabled, when he felt fingers touching his throat. Zamir Dhale, a young deaf and blind boy, was trying to feel the vibrations on his throat as he spoke. Dhale’s inability to communicate led Mehta to speak to Fernando Botelho, a visually-impaired software developer from Brazil.