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Braille is a tactile writing system used by people who are visually impaired. It is traditionally written with embossed paper. Braille users can read computer screens and other electronic supports using refreshable braille displays. They can write braille with the original slate and stylus or type it on a braille writer, such as a portable braille notetaker or computer that prints with a braille embosser. Braille is named after its creator, Louis Braille, a Frenchman who lost his sight as a result of a childhood accident. In 1824, at the age of fifteen, he developed a code for the French alphabet as an improvement on night writing. He published his system, which subsequently included musical notation, in 1829. The second revision, published in 1837, was the first small binary form of writing developed in the modern era.

Reading Eye For The Blind With Jetson Nano

“Allows the reading impaired to hear both printed and handwritten text by converting recognized sentences into synthesized speech. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that there are 285 million people that are visually impaired. Specifically in the United States, there …

BrailleBox - Braille News Reader

“BrailleBox is a small piece of hardware that empowers users who are hard-of-sight to read the latest news articles in Braille. By Joe Birch. On one side of my family runs a genetic condition known as Retinitis Pigmentosathis is essentially …