Electronic Braille Document Reader

Part of book or chapter of book, Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Arif, Shahab
  • Publisher: University of Huddersfield
  • Subject: QA76 | TA

An investigation was conducted 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 for e... View more
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