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Touchable Tablet Helps the Visually Impaired Navigate

Posted June 07, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

The lightweight, reconfigurable touchscreen tablet generates graphical information that can be ‘read’ with the user’s fingers. The device incorporates 192 buttons that move up and down in a few milliseconds to create patterns depicting street maps or a building’s layout.

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