Tag Archives: Braille

iPad continues to revolutionize accessibility

By Sarah Cranston Contributing Writer For years, blind students have had several ways of reading electronic textbooks. Many scan their books and read them using a computer. Others use notetakers and read them in Braille. Still others read books using … Continue reading

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Braille Access to Portable Devices Using Refreshabraille

By Tai Blas Contributing Writer I have recently acquired a Refreshabraille 18 Braille display sold by the American Printing House for the Blind. Refreshabraille, which retails for $1,695, is an 18-cell display and Braille keyboard, which connects to devices using either Bluetooth or USB … Continue reading

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Portability troubles with BrailleNote

By Karen Keninger Contributing Writer I wanted a highly portable way to blog while I was on vacation recently. My solution was to use my Nokia 6650 phone as a modem and my BrailleNote Mpower as the input device. It worked … Continue reading

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