3D printed Read Read device can make learning Braille easier for visually impaired students

3D printed Read Read device can make learning Braille easier for visually impaired students

A new device on Kickstarter is hoping to make reading Braille more accessible to the visually impaired. Read Read , which was made with the help of 3D printing, could help reduce illiteracy rates in the blind community and increase Braille education. Currently, only 12% of blind people in the U.S. receive some sort of Braille training. A remarkably simple device, Read Read is essentially a set of tiles, each of which represents the speech sounds of the English language. The tiles themselves feature the visual sound (a letter, for instance), the Braille equivalent, and a capacitive-touch technology that […]

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