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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
InventHelp, a leading invention submission firm, is submitting the Braille Microwave to applicable companies for their review. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) September
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
The objective of the project is to produce a stand-alone 20-cell refreshable braille display for $300 (or £200) which will bring refreshable braille within the reach of children in developing
For the visually-impaired, reading requires learning and comprehending the tactile language known as Braille, but a new gadget developed by engineers at MIT could make Braille obsolete.
Bainpath is a fingertip-tracing-device, stimulating the brain, as the user repeatedly traces textures on the surfaces of the device: textures indent into 3000 mechanoreceptors in each fingertip, to
A children's classic that already is a candidate for the all-time best feel-good book, "Goodnight Moon," has gotten a boost: A University of Colorado Boulder team printed the first 3D version of it, allowing visually impaired children and their families to touch objects in the story -- like the cow jumping over the moon -- as it is read aloud.
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...
- A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.