Braille Tablet Prototype

By posted at 1:30 pm on January 21, 2016 1

University of Michigan researchers have revealed an incredible prototype technology – a braille tablet. Current designs only allow for one line of braille, but the new prototype displays full pages of text. Find out more and watch the project leader, Dr. Sile O’Modhrain, discuss the developments at BGR. Pair with our eReader cheat sheet.

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One Response to “Braille Tablet Prototype”

  1. Nate
    at 4:24 pm on January 21, 2016

    There is no prototype. The researchers are still working on the basic tech to build the screen, which is at least 5 years away from being ready.

    Here’s my reporting on the subject:

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