Electronic Braille Document Reader

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Arif, Shahab; Holmes, Violeta;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Al-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University,
  • Subject: QA75 | T1

This paper presents an investigation into developing a portable Braille device which would allow visually impaired individuals to read electronic documents by actuating Braille text on a finger. Braille books tend to be bulky in size due to the minimum size requirements... View more
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