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Andjelina Johnson
Andjelina Johnson • 1 year ago

Most digital Braille devices are built on the assumption that the legally blind already know how to write in the format -- if they don't, they're often forced back to the analog world to learn. PDT and Perkins hope to address that longstanding technology gap with the Perkins Smart Brailler. Going digital lets Perkins build in lessons for newcomers as well as provide immediate audio feedback (visual for writers with borderline vision) & text-to-speech conversion to give even an old hand a boost.

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There are several digital Braille app or devices that can help our brothers and sisters who are visually impaired to be able to read. Unfortunately, most of us assume that they already know how to write in Braille format. If not, they must first learn it with the old hard fashioned way. To solve the problem above, PDT and Perkins comes with a Smart Braille. A device similar to an old school typewriter that has very useful features.

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