Braillient

In addition to innovations for the blind, we have seen a wave of Braille products with
Implications - Products that promote self-reliance and freedom from dependence on others are highly coveted by those afflicted with visual limitations. Braille has long helped the visually impaired to comprehend their surroundings and now steps are being taken to further integrate system to allow increased communication.
SCORE: 4.8
Warm Top 6 Examples: 187,928 Total Clicks Aug 06 - Dec 07
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Braille Tattoos - Body Modifications for the Blind Make Sight and Touch Statements
SCORE: 6.9
Viral 81,105 Clicks Pub: Oct 19, 07
Braille Tattoos
Body Modifications for the Blind Make Sight and Touch Statements
Braille tattoos are a new innovation that allow the blind to enjoy body modifications too. Klara Jirkova, a student at the University of Arts in Berlin, came up with an innovation to modify the body… [More]
Playboy in Braille
SCORE: 6.5
V. Hot 77,281 Clicks Pub: Jan 16, 07
Playboy in Braille
Blind people enjoy pornography too. That's what you'll learn when you pick up a copy of Playboy in braille. Although, if you don't know how to read braille, you won't know the difference between an ad… [More]
$10 Hand-Held Braille Writer
SCORE: 3.5
Warm 8,833 Clicks Pub: Aug 1, 06
$10 Hand-Held Braille Writer
A group of university students at Johns Hopkins University has created a hand-held braille writer made from inexpensive mechanical parts. The device is expected to cost as low as $10. From Johns Hopkins… [More]
Braille Wine Bottle
SCORE: 3.9
Warm 8,113 Clicks Pub: Aug 15, 06
Braille Wine Bottle
Feel your way around the worlds first braille enhanced bottle of wine which is lighting the way for blind wine drinkers everywhere. Although there is a braille wine "label" in existence this is the first… [More]
Braille Graffiti - Art For The Blind
SCORE: 4.5
Mild 6,308 Clicks Pub: Sep 1, 07
Braille Graffiti
Art For The Blind
Graffiti has been a practice since the discovery of the cave wall, though it has never gained general recognition. People either see it as vandalism or an art form. But there is one group of people that… [More]
Braille Architecture - Love is Blind by Jessica Lertvilai of Vest Collective
SCORE: 3.5
Mild 6,288 Clicks Pub: Feb 20, 07
Braille Architecture
Love is Blind by Jessica Lertvilai of Vest Collective
The Vest Collective is a Canadian group of designers with a bit of a postmodern streak (in the architectural sense). They make reference to past traditions with an eye towards future manufacturing techniques.… [More]