Physical functional diversity


Joystick icon

A joystick is an input device consisting of a stick that pivots on a base and reports its angle or direction to the device it is controlling. A joystick, also known as the control column, is the principal control device in the cockpit of many civilian and military aircraft, either as a center stick or side-stick. It often has supplementary switches to control various aspects of the aircraft's flight.
Source: Wikipedia


Virtual mouse icon

A virtual mouse is an on-screen software designed for anyone with a disability that makes it difficult or impossible to mouve or click a physical computer mouse.
Source: TecnoAccesible


Limit switch symbol

A Wobble switch is a limit switch type (Wikipedia): In electrical engineering a limit switch is a switch operated by the motion of a machine part or presence of an object.


Pneumatic switch symbol

A Pneumatic switch is a pressure switch type (Wikipedia): A pressure switch is a form of switch that closes an electrical contact when a certain set pressure has been reached on its input. The switch may be designed to make contact either on pressure rise or on pressure fall.


Mini switch icon

In electrical engineering, a switch is an electrical component that can break an electrical circuit, interrupting the current or diverting it from one conductor to another.
Source: Wikipedia


Desktop switch icon

In electrical engineering, a switch is an electrical component that can break an electrical circuit, interrupting the current or diverting it from one conductor to another.
Source: Wikipedia


Eye blink switch icon

A eye blink switch is actuated by the movement of the eyelids, allowing the user to use it as a single access system, and can be complemented with a virtual mouse for the functions of the mouse buttons. Depending on the model, you can also use it to detect small movements with other body parts.


Gadget Lab - AirTurn's Bluetooth foot-switch for iPad turns pages with the tap of a foot. It’s designed for keeping both hands free to play an instrument while reading digital sheet music. However, it may turn out to be an important technology for e-book readers with disabilities.
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