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Design your own 3D-printed braille phone

As we begin to scratch the surface of 3D-printing tech, OwnFone is ahead of the pack with its braille mobile phone.

By May. 29, 2014


12-year-old builds low-cost Lego braille printer

A seventh grader's science fair project turns into a quest to develop a customizable low-cost printer for the blind.

By Feb. 14, 2014


First-ever Braille smartphone could hit stores this year

Touch screen transforms images and text into touchable patterns, enabling users to interpret facial expressions, maps, and graphics.

By Apr. 23, 2013


Ocular implant lets the blind 'see' Braille

An electrode array placed in a blind test subject's eye has allowed researchers to transfer Braille patterns directly to the retina.

By Nov. 25, 2012


Braille texting app could have broader appeal

Designed for the visually impaired, an open-source app out of Georgia Tech could prove to be a texting tool for the masses.

By Feb. 18, 2012


Tablet app brings new touch to Braille

Can a tablet designed for those who can see become accessible to those who can't? A research group at Stanford has created a Braille writer that has the potential to revolutionize a stagnant market.

By Oct. 12, 2011


Portable Braille printer makes labeling a snap

Engineering students have developed a Braille printing device allowing visually impaired people to easily label and identify objects that are similar to the touch.

By Sep. 23, 2009


Vibrating touch screen enables Braille reading

A team out of Finland developed new software that brings Braille to touch-enabled mobile devices.

By Apr. 6, 2009


Google in Braille

By Jan. 4, 2006


How do you watch a movie if you can't see? Blind people answer

Movie visuals aren't as important as you think, at least according to these blind people who say films are for everyone.

By May. 30, 2014