Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
h a l f b a k e r y
No, not that kind of baked.

idea: add, search, annotate, link, view, overview, recent, by name, random

meta: news, help, about, links, report a problem

account: browse anonymously, or get an account and write.



Elevator alarm with duplex video

For the hearing-impaired.
  [vote for,

Almost all elevators have an alarm or emergency call button.

But the system has a limitation - it's usually a voice intercom.

If the caller has a hearing impairment, they can't respond to any questions, which may result in the call being dismissed as a hoax.

The answer is a 2-way video link, so the caller can sign to the call handler, and vice-versa.

8th of 7, Nov 17 2016

Please log in.
If you're not logged in, you can see what this page looks like, but you will not be able to add anything.
Short name, e.g., Bob's Coffee
Destination URL. E.g., https://www.coffee.com/
Description (displayed with the short name and URL.)

       [8th], I'm not sure those new meds are working out. You have recently posted several ideas whose purpose seems to be to reduce risk, assist those with disabilities, or help people in difficulty. I trust that normal service will be resumed shortly?
MaxwellBuchanan, Nov 17 2016

8th of 7, Nov 17 2016

       Where's the "ANY" key? And what kind of strike would you prefer: air-strike, union strike, kid's trike, sun-strike, strike up the band?   

       Jokes aside, this is actually a good idea. Screens, cameras, data links are all cheap enough now to implement this.
neutrinos_shadow, Nov 17 2016

       Perilously close to miming..
not_morrison_rm, Nov 17 2016


back: main index

business  computer  culture  fashion  food  halfbakery  home  other  product  public  science  sport  vehicle