The Haptic Braille Reads Text for the Visually Impaired

By: Summer Luu - Published: Dec 8, 2010 • References: yankodesign
The Haptic Braille is a mouse-like device that helps the blind translate text into braille on the gadget's surface.

With its innovative technology, this scanner lets the blind read virtually anything. By simply placing the device over any document, book or text, the user will be able to feel the corresponding letters in braille form through the gadget. The Haptic Braille is a portable and easy-to-use mouse that makes reading with your fingertips so much easier for the visually impaired. Stats for Fingertip Reading Scanners Trending: Older & Chilly
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