The Future of Braille

Why use Braille? Technological developments are bringing more and more assistance to those who are blind or have visual impairment. A standard iPhone ships with the VoiceOver screen reader app, allowing users to have information read to them. Speech synthesizers, once infamous for their robotic and sometimes difficult-to-understand timbre, have become more and more naturalistic. […]

10 accessible gift ideas for individuals who are deaf-blind

At the INDATA Project, we aim to cover a variety of products for individuals of all abilities.  While we’ve covered gift ideas for those who are blind, hard of hearing, and more, we’ve yet to offer a list for those who are deaf-blind.  LS&S offers a smorgasbord of products for those with vision and hearing impairments. […]

Learn Braille with the 6dot BrailleCoach Package

Looking for a device to help learn braille?  The 6dot BrailleCoach may be just the tool you’re searching for!  It offers a unique way to learn braille by enabling students to work independently between lessons.  The BrailleCoach utilizes RFID (radio-frequency identification) technology to identify and speak recorded information linked to the braille embossed tags. 6dot BrailleCoach […]

8 more accessible gift ideas for those who are blind

In November 2014, our very own Nikol Prieto wrote about 10 accessible gift ideas for those with vision impairments.  The article has since become one of our most popular blogs of all time!  Because that article did so well, I wanted to provide you with even more options for your loved ones with visual impairments. […]

OrCam MyEye: See for Yourself

OrCam is a company focused on wearable technology to help people who are blind or have visual impairment better interact with the world around them through the concept of “artificial vision.” Their signature product is the MyEye, a miniature smart camera that sits on a normal eyeglasses frame, converting visual information into the spoken word. […]

BrailleNote Touch by Humanware

If you are a student or professional who is blind and seeking for a smart, accessible device to take notes, check out Humanware’s new BrailleNote Touch.  The company has noted the device to be, “The note taker of the future.” The BrailleNote Touch is the first certified Braille tablet providing access to the Google Play Store. […]