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Re: "iPad" Tablet for the visually impaired


From: Chaals is Charles McCathie Nevile
Date: May 24, 2017 6:03AM

For blind users who can read braille - I think that is still up to a
third, depending on language/country/cause of blindness/etc, this seems
pretty nice. And I do like the underlying technology.

But there is a lot of over-hyped nonsense here too. The claim that blind
people can't use lots of tablets and smartphones already is just flat
out incorrect - or "alternative fact", as some people prefer to say
about things that used to be called "BS".


On 24/05/17 13:50, Mike Barlow wrote:
> I don't know if anyone has seen this or not yet but I came across this article
> <http://bigthink.com/design-for-good/the-worlds-first-tablet-for-blind-people>;over
> the weekend.
> I've seen the technology before that they use for the tablet screen and
> it's REALLY impressive, I just didn't think it was ready for commercial
> deployment yet but apparently the creator <http://blitab.com/>;of this
> tablet thinks otherwise.
> *Mike Barlow*
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