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OfflineODhaze
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Internet Brail.
    #1556076 - 05/17/03 01:26 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)


lets talk about ways to make the internet accessible to the blind.

i dont know if there is possible way of applying Brail to the internet.

I think that more research should go into technology that develops devices that can stimulate the visual cortex. Almost like virtual reality.

almost like a psychedelic.


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OfflineTekNut
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Re: Internet Brail. [Re: ODhaze]
    #1556675 - 05/17/03 08:54 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

It's already being done.  Actually they've been doing it for quite some time now!  Here are some links with information:

http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/1999/99-147.html

http://www.bcbr.com/jul96/onramp2.htm

http://www.csun.edu/cod/conf/2003/proceedings/284.htm

That should keep ya busy for awhile!  :wink:

Peace,
-TekNut-

edit:  oh yeah, there's even a braille version of Playboy magazine!  http://www.loc.gov/nls/bbr/1998-3-bbrmags.html

 


Edited by TekNut (05/17/03 08:56 PM)


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Re: Internet Brail. [Re: TekNut]
    #1556689 - 05/17/03 09:05 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

HAHAHAHAHAHahaha, what will think up next


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OfflineODhaze
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Re: Internet Brail. [Re: TekNut]
    #1556909 - 05/17/03 11:22 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)


Sweet, i will check those links out,

its good to hear we are progressing that fast!!
:grin: 


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OfflineRob_K
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Re: Internet Brail. [Re: ODhaze]
    #1557394 - 05/18/03 07:24 AM (13 years, 6 months ago)

In the film "Sneakers" with Robert Redford, there's a bling guy who can use a computer terminal by putting his fingers on a little board which pushes up against his skin simulating braille. I don't know if it real, but I don't see any reason why not.


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OfflineScumBagMaximum
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Re: Internet Brail. [Re: Rob_K]
    #1557844 - 05/18/03 03:41 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

my mom teaches braile and she has all kinds of things that her students get to use, including one of those things in "sneakers"


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OfflineSuperSpun
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Re: Internet Brail. [Re: ScumBagMaximum]
    #1565457 - 05/21/03 12:45 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

its hard.....my uncle is blind.


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