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braille

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Google in Braille

By Jan. 4, 2006

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Robotic Pocket Printer sits in the palm of your hand

Why limit yourself by feeding paper into a printer, if you can just drop the printer on the paper instead? A new Kickstarter campaign seeks funds for a little robot that prints 1 page per minute.

By Apr. 10, 2014

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Odin Mobile rejiggers Nexus 4 for blind users

The newcomer MVNO adds its most advanced phone yet for customers with specific vision needs.

By Nov. 25, 2013

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Tactile watch for blind shows time with ball bearings

Part of a Kickstarter campaign, the beautifully designed Bradley wristwatch makes reading the time as easy as touching its face.

By Jul. 12, 2013