Mass Portal Works to 3D Print Tactile Books for the Blind

Mass Portal Works to 3D Print Tactile Books for the Blind

There’s no shortage of projects aiming to help the visually impaired through 3D printing. With 300 million people in the world with visual impairments, 40 million of which are completely blind, the more projects the merrier! The latest comes from Latvia’s Mass Portal , who aided the 2015 winners of the “Global Startup Battle”, a project called “ Tactile Eyesight “, with 3D printing tactile books made up of relief drawings and Braille text. In the past, manufacturing tactile books for the blind was a time-consuming, often manually performed process. 3D printing, however, speeds up this process significantly. For […]

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