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New York City :: NY :: USA | 9 days ago

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However, some of it has the potential to be a real game changer. MIT's FingerReader , if it will live up to its promises is one of them. Designed to help blind and visually impaired people to read text, it consists in a finger worn device, similar to

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Boston :: MA :: USA | 29 days ago

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CU­-Boulder's Tactile Picture Books Project is using three­-dimensional-printing to bring the joy of picture books to the blind and visually impaired. June 24, 2014 Tom Yeh says he had the idea when he was reading "Goodnight Moon" to his then-3-year-

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El Granada :: CA :: USA | 30 days ago

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Typically, to become a natural at Braille requires many hours of learning, but researchers at Georgia Tech developed a glove that can help learn Braille without even thinking about it. The electronic glove has vibrating motors sitting atop each

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Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | 1 month ago

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Like many 9-year-old girls, Rachel Hyche enjoys hanging out with her friends and texting and emailing on her iPod. She loves reading, especially the "Shadow Children" series of books, and devours audio books just as much. Rachel, with her smiling

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Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | 5 months ago

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Wolf 2 hours ago As we get ready to start cleaning our houses (ugh!) and eating up all the crackers in the very back of the pantry, there's something else to think aboutordering a free large-print Haggadah for an elderly relative coming to your seder

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Edinburgh :: United Kingdom | 8 months ago

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My first lunch with the other Braille learners was only a few weeks ago and it was a lovely but slightly odd experience. I've only been learning this new touchy-feely language for a few weeks and, as a beginner, I am taking one-to-one lessons,

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London :: United Kingdom | 10 months ago

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A treaty has been adopted by the 186 member states of the UN's World Intellectual Property Organization to enable books to be reproduced in formats accessible to visually impaired people. Less than five per cent of new books are made available in

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Mumbai :: India | 11 months ago

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In the interview that follows, Makati tells us how she came about launching the magazine, fighting the challenges and emerging a winner.  Why did you decide to start a lifestyle magazine for visually challenged people? The idea struck me one day when

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Chicago :: IL :: USA | 11 months ago

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Orientation Day employees gather to reconnect and refocus after the summer break...Thirty-seven staff members received pins recognizing five years of service...Ten people received an engraved pen set for fifteen years of service. There were also five

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 11 months ago

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In keeping with NBP's mission, projects submitted this year must be focused on software or application development that demonstrates an aspect of tactile literacy for blind people and promotes braille literacy or access to information.  Applications

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