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47 Braille Innovations

From Braille Timepieces to Mugs for the Sightless

— February 6, 2011 — Art & Design
These braille innovations can definitely help out the visually impaired. From labelmakers to time-tellers, these creations help the blind function in a world where sight is taken for granted.

Inventions like the braille stovetop and mug made me think about how hard some tasks may by for the blind. The people behind these braille innovations definitely took some time to reflect on basic things that could help the visually impaired.

Implications - Many people don't know the extent of braille in contemporary culture. The blind are one of the world's most silent sufferers, but allow this collection of braille innovations to expand your knowledge of the blind world. Inside this collection, you will see the versatility and effect that braille has had on the lives of millions. Enjoy.
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Braille-Converting Gadgets
Braille-Converting Gadgets
The Readot Device Deepens Tech Experience for the Visually Impaired
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Braille Mapping Gadgets
Braille Mapping Gadgets
This Robert Richter 'Plan B' Device Guides You on Your Journeys
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Braille Textured Home Decor
Braille Textured Home Decor
The Love Is Blind Vase
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Braille Campaign
Braille Campaign
McCann Erickson "Dots" Ad
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42
Braille Measuring Devices
Braille Measuring Devices
The Tikk-Tekk Rainbow is Designed for the Blind
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41
Braille Laptops
Braille Laptops
The Braille Sense Plus QWERTY Notetaker and MP3 Player
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40
Blind-Friendly Shopping Aids
Blind-Friendly Shopping Aids
The Braille Credit Card is for Sightless Shopaholics
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39
Literary Braille Translators
Literary Braille Translators
The Brailect Device is No Work of Fiction
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38
Braille Mobile Phones
Braille Mobile Phones
The Voim Smartphone is Designed for the Visually Impaired
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37
Fingertip Reading Scanners
Fingertip Reading Scanners
The Haptic Braille Reads Text for the Visually Impaired
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Braille Measuring Jugs
Braille Measuring Jugs
Virgile Thevoz Designs a Liquid Measuring Tool for the Blind
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35
Timepieces for the Visually-Impaired
Timepieces for the Visually-Impaired
This OOSH Braille Watch Features a Voice-Activated Sensor
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Beer for the Blind
Beer for the Blind
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Braille Education Balls
Braille Education Balls
The Be-B is a Molecular-Looking Conceptual Toy to Help Teach Braille
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Braille Book Readers
Braille Book Readers
The Haptic Reader Concept Brings Basic Books to Life for the Visually Impaire
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DIY Braille
DIY Braille
AccuBraille Adds Dots Everywhere
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Braille Mobile Phones
Braille Mobile Phones
Zhenwei You's 'B-Touchphone' Gives Technological Sight to the Blind
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Labelmakers for the Blind
Labelmakers for the Blind
The 6dot Braille Labeler Makes Finding Things Simple Sans Sight
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3D Braille Maps
3D Braille Maps
The Brainovi Navigates Blind People in the Right Direction
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Braille Graffiti
Braille Graffiti
Art For The Blind
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Braille Mobiles
Braille Mobiles
The Universal Phone Designed for the Blind
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25
Braille E-Books
Braille E-Books
The Perfect Gadget for Visually-Impaired Readers
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Braille Stovetops
Braille Stovetops
R.D. Silva's Sentino Cook Top Makes Blind Cooking Safer and Easier
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Braille Cell Phones
Braille Cell Phones
The Tactile Phone Uses Electronic Pulses to Simulate Braille Symbols
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Braille Health Monitors
Braille Health Monitors
The Blood Pressure Monitor for the Blind is a Useful Invention
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21
Braille Label Makers
Braille Label Makers
The Braille Punch Sticker Easily Creates Labels for the Visually Impaired
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Blind Mind Games
Blind Mind Games
The Braille Rubik's Cube by Konstantin Datz
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Braille Wine Bottle
Braille Wine Bottle
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Braille Band-Aid Boxes
Braille Band-Aid Boxes
U.S. Seeing Textured Packaging for the Visually Impaired
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Braille Neck Ties
Braille Neck Ties
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$10 Hand-Held Braille Writer
$10 Hand-Held Braille Writer
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Clever Tactile Notations
Clever Tactile Notations
The 'Braille Stapler' is a User-Friendly Gadget for the Blind
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14
Braille PIN Cards
Braille PIN Cards
Visual Assistance Cards for the Blind
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Braille Timepieces
Braille Timepieces
'Tact' from Julien Bergignat Lets the Blind Feel the Time
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Braille Watches
Braille Watches
‘Feel the Time' Lets You Tell Time by Touch
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11
Braille Label Makers
Braille Label Makers
Innovative Design Creates Stickers for Visually Impaired
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10
Blind Time Tellers
Blind Time Tellers
The Braille Wristwatch Makes Telling Time Simpler and Intuitive
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Braille Tea-Brewing Thermoses
Braille Tea-Brewing Thermoses
This Halim Lee Special Teatime Infuser is a Barista for the Blind
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Braille Jewelry
Braille Jewelry
Braille Rings are Wearable Love Notes
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Mugs for the Sightless
Mugs for the Sightless
The Braun Bell Makes Beverage Pouring Easier for the Blind
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Braille Wallpaper
Braille Wallpaper
Textile Wall Coverings by Ilias Fotopoulos Tell a Story
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Tactile Timekeepers
Tactile Timekeepers
The Haptica Braille Watch Indicates the Hour to Your Fingertips
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4
Braille City Maps
Braille City Maps
The DROP GPS Device Encourages You to Follow Blindly
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Braille Watches
Braille Watches
The X-Watch
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Playboy in Braille
Playboy in Braille
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Braille Tattoos
Braille Tattoos
Body Modifications for the Blind Make Sight and Touch Statements
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