Braille Tablet Prototype Aims to Make Readers More Accessible for the Blind

A team of researchers led by Dr. Sile O’Modhrain at the University of Michigan have recently unveiled a Braille-enabled prototype tablet. If this initiative becomes a success, reading text and working with graphs will take a whole new turn for people who are suffering from sight problems. The tablet features fully refreshable pages which contain raised bumps which can be read by touch.

At this time, electronic devices that are Braille-enabled are extremely expensive. According to Dr. O Modhrain, a ...

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