Rivo reveals assistive device for the visually impaired at ‘2021 I-STARTUP’

Photo – Rivo

Rivo Co., Ltd. (CEO Jae-woo Ahn) will participate in ‘2021 I-STARTUP (Incheon Startup Venture Hanmadang)’, which will be broadcast live online on Thursday, November 25th, at a booth in Incheon University.

Rivo is a social venture company that develops life-changing auxiliary engineering solutions for the visually impaired around the world. To bridge the digital information gap among blind people, Rivo is developing an auxiliary engineering device that allows them to freely use smartphones and a braille dictionary solution that allows them to learn braille in order to reduce the braille illiteracy rate. An official explained that by continuous technology development and accumulation of know-how, Rivo products are trying to become essential products for the visually impaired.

Photo – Rivo

The product to be introduced at this exhibition is an auxiliary assistance device that can improve the quality of life by allowing blind people to use smartphones more freely and do more work on their own in their daily lives. When connected wirelessly to a smartphone, all functions of the smartphone can be used with buttons without touching and gestures.

An official from Rivo said, “We are looking for opportunities to promote the potential of Rivo products as smart keyboards for the free use of smartphones for the visually impaired and as smart utilities that provide a better smart environment for them.”

Meanwhile, 2021 I-STARTUP (Incheon Startup Venture HANMADANG)) hosted by Incheon Metropolitan City and Incheon Regional Small and Medium Venture Business Administration is the It is a startup event for creation. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, it will be held as an all-online event, and an online exhibition hall will be operated on the official website from November 15 (Mon) to December 31 (Fri). The online live broadcast will be held on YouTube Live on Thursday, November 25. Participating organizations are as follows. △Incheon Center for Creative Economy & Innovation △Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute △Incheon Youth Entrepreneurship Academy △Incheon Venture Business Association △Incheon Techno park △Incheon National University △Inha University △Korea Polytechnics

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