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User-friendly durable Braille maps using advanced technology soon to be available for visually impaired students

This innovative technology has been introduced, designed and implemented for the first time in India by National Atlas & Thematic Mapping Organisation

Published on 10th January 2022
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What happened on January 4: The birth of the Burj and a man named Braille opened eyes 

The day marks the inauguration of the half-a-mile tall building that is truly a sight to behold and the celebration of a person who gifted communication to the unsighted 

Published on 4th January 2022
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Will the CBSE cancel the Class XII board examinations? Board meets teachers to explore alternate evaluation methods

While June 1 is only two weeks away, teachers from CBSE schools speculate that there are chances that the board may cancel the examination altogether  

Published on 19th May 2021
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Why Mitra Jyothi's founder Madhu Singhal's story can inspire the young to see those who cannot see

From a talking book library to a Braille transcription centre, Madhu Singhal's organisation, Mitra Jyothi, empowers the visually impaired children, women and youngsters through education 

Published on 23rd August 2020
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Annie's Song: Why this braille literacy device has excited everyone from Prince William to NITI Aayog

Developed by Thinkerbell Labs, Annie is a self-learning braille device that several visually-impaired students across the nation are using to learn like never before. Check out their whole story!

Published on 19th May 2020
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Google launches integrated braille keyboard TalkBack for Android

TalkBack keyboard uses a standard 6-key layout and each key represents one of six Braille dots which, when tapped, make any letter or symbol

Published on 10th April 2020
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JNU prof develops Braille model to help teach visually-challenged students chemistry

The lock-and-key model for teaching chemistry was created using 3D printing technology with biodegradable polymers

Published on 5th December 2019
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This visually impaired 10th grader was once a great newsreader who used Braille news prompts!

Though he is visually impaired, his exposure to the news on TV and his natural speaking ability made him a great news reader, though he had to rely entirely on Braille

Published on 24th October 2019
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This Gujarat professor's innovative model can convert Hindi, English or Gujarati text to Braille

Nikisha's model has received acclamation from the students who affirm that the invention will be very helpful for them

Published on 16th September 2019
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MSRIT team creates app that can print maps for visually impaired students at just Rs 5

Prof Mydhili Nair of MSRIT talks about their new applications, designed especially for visually-impaired students to make map and image reading easier

Published on 21st August 2019
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IIT-Delhi researchers develop 'DotBook', India's first Braille laptop for the visually-impaired

Instead of a screen, the laptop displays embossed text in Braille through the help of a touchpad. Users will get to feel everything a website has by just touching the pad

Published on 4th March 2019
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Blind JNU student fails semester after being denied scribe, study material in Braille ​

Munesh Kumar is a BA Japanese student in JNU's Centre for Japanese Studies. He had done his Master's in Hindi from JNU in 2017

Published on 2nd January 2019
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Almost blinded in an accident, this Telangana IAS coach has developed a UPSC coaching book in Braille and audio formats 

This Telangana man came up with a collation, in Braille and audio format, of the gist and the salient points of all the 30 to 35 books available for the examination

Published on 27th August 2018
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Blind Poets Society: How this Braille Poetry Magazine in Bengal has been inspiring the visually impaired for two decades

Sparshanandan Drishtihinder Braille Patrika is a West Bengal-based annual publication that was first published in 1999

Published on 19th July 2018
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High cost of braille books creates a roadblock for TN students' education

Braille books costing 30 percent higher than the normal ones raise burden on the students who come from socially and economically backward sections of society 

Published on 22nd January 2018

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