Sound of Memory is a tool that enables elderly and people with dementia to stay in contact with loved ones, their environment and precious memories, through sound. The concept involves a sound player and separate tokens that represent different recognizable sounds.
Contributors: Programming by Guus van der Sluijs.
1st prize winner of Pleyade Design Contest 2018. Read article (in Dutch).
Inner workings of the player: an Arduino, RFID-reader, MIDI-player and re-purposed speaker. An RFID-reader recognizes each token and plays the sound from an SD-card.