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Braille touchpad

Braille touchpad

 BrailleTouch is an smartphone application developed by Georgia Tech’s researchers. It enables visually impaired people to write text messages simply by using six keys on the screen representing the Braille alphabet.

Why it matters

New technology such as Apple’s SIRI doesn’t replace such a device. One can easily imagine that people would prefer the discretion of such an application in public places. Which new device or app could give physically disabled people a broader access to daily life tasks?

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