Chord Assist is a system that makes learning the guitar more accessible to people who have vision, speech, or hearing issues. In its prototype form, the guitar features a button that is pressed to enable a microphone built into the instrument, enabling the student to ask for a chord that is then explained using a built-in speaker.
Alternatively, the guitar also features an LCD with buttons that enable users to manually select the chord they want to learn, which is presented as a visual guide on the screen. Finally, there are also large interactive dots that function as a raised Braille format to help blind and low-vision individuals learn chords using touch.
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