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Braille for a New Digital Age @The New York Times
Though the Blitab looks like other tablet-style devices, its glass at the top is perforated into a grid with holes that allow liquid-based technology to present content in Braille.
braille  tablet  accessbility  disabled  hardware 
4 hours ago by cyberchucktx
Microsoft and Apple helped build new braille display standard
Collaboration between Microsoft and Apple on assistive technology, braille keyboard
Apple  Microsoft  braille 
may 2018 by ptietjen
Brilliant: Universal typeface combines Braille with English alphabet -
Braille  typography  from twitter
may 2018 by rdr
Home - ELIA
Alternative to Braille, intended for people who lose sight late in life, thus have trouble acquiring a new language.
tactile  language  character  alternative  Braille 
april 2018 by asteroza
Braille Neue: a universal typeface by Kosuke Takahashi that combines Braille and visible characters
Thinking ahead to Tokyo’s hosting of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, Takahashi shares on his website that he hopes his font will “create a truly universal space where anyone can access information.” Braille Neue is comprised of two typesets: Braille Neue Standard, for the English alphabet, and Braille Neue Outline, which accommodates both Japanese and English visible characters and letters.
fonts  typography  braille 
april 2018 by terry
Touchable typeface: ingenious fonts combine visual & Braille characters
Braille type is often included as alongside conventional letters, but “Braille Neue” typesets blend both visible and tangible characters in the same space, creating hybrid alphabets that anyone can read. Developed by designer Kosuke Takahashi, the solution is simple and elegant, giving equal priority to both sighted and visually impaired people.
fonts  typography  braille 
april 2018 by terry

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