Latest Character encoding Stories

2012-07-31 23:00:37

Index Braille renewed it’s product line recently.

Student Design Improves Pill Bottle For Blind, Visually Impaired
2012-05-22 08:32:12

Two students from the University of Cincinnati recently applied for a provisional patent on the design and prototype of a prescription-medicine pill bottle that would help people who are blind and visually impaired.

2012-04-26 23:02:00

It’s a partnership for the blind when Swedish Braille embosser manufacturer Index Braille and American Braille specialist Irie-AT establish a new co-operation.

Stanford Summer Course Yields Touchscreen Braille Writer
2011-10-11 10:49:03

Touchscreen Braille writer stands to revolutionize how the blind negotiate an unseen world by replacing devices costing up to 10 times more.

2011-09-27 15:20:00

Following a joint agreement, DocPath and Index Braille are collaborating closely in providing the necessary soft- and hardware to allow printing braille documents including dynamic text and

2011-06-01 14:47:00

Santa Clara, Calif., USA; October 17-19, 2011 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Unicode® Consortium today announced the program for the Thirty-fifth Internationalization & Unicode® Conference (IUC 35), taking place in Santa Clara, Calif., USA; October 17-19, 2011, sponsored by Adobe.

2011-05-19 10:00:00

MUNICH and HALLBERGMOOS, Germany, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ANDTEK's attendant console solution "AND Desktop AC" is now available in a version including braille display. This way visually impaired and blind persons can use all functions of the attendant console.

2011-05-11 19:30:50

New research from McMaster University may answer a controversial question: do the blind have a better sense of touch because the brain compensates for vision loss or because of heavy reliance on their fingertips?

2011-04-28 00:00:28

NovAcryl® high-resolution raised graphics and tactile signage gives architects and sign designers the creative freedom to make signs part of a building’s design.

2011-02-22 15:15:02

The portion of the brain responsible for visual reading doesn't require vision at all.

Latest Character encoding Reference Libraries

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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