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2015-03-27 23:02:05

NFB Supports Paul Saner’s Efforts to Transition Funding to Employment and Training Programs Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) March 27, 2015

2015-01-08 23:01:59

CrawfordTech's donation will ensure Edie Mourre Scholarship continues to educate Braille professionals Toronto, ON (PRWEB) January 08, 2015 Crawford

2015-01-05 08:31:26

New service expands CVS Health's offerings to the blind community WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan.

2014-09-30 23:02:31

HIMS, the innovator in assistive technology for the visually impaired, and Diotek, leaders in OCR, speech and handwriting technologies for smartphones, announce merger that could shape the worldwide

2014-09-19 23:07:01

InventHelp, a leading invention submission firm, is submitting the Braille Microwave to applicable companies for their review. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) September

2014-09-04 23:07:25

Tactalis, creators of the award-winning Origin Tactile Computer Interface, have recently launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to begin pre-order sales for products with their patent-pending


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2010-09-23 19:56:17

The Braille system is a method that is widely used by blind people to read and write. It was devised in 1821 by Louis Braille, a blind Frenchman. The Braille characters are made up of six dot positions arranged in a rectangle containing two columns of three dots each. Including a subset when dots are not raised, there are sixty-four possible subsets. The positions on the grid are number 1-3 from top to bottom, on the left, and 4-6 from top to bottom on the right. Horizontal Braille text is...

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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.