BrailleTouch – a Braille-like texting app

Georgia Tech has come up with BrailleTouch – a Braille-like texting app.

This ia a prototype app for touchscreen mobile device. You can Text not even having to even look at the device’s display at all – which bodes well for the visually impaired, of course.

“Research has shown that chorded, or gesture-based, texting is a viable solution for eyes-free written communication in the future, making obsolete the need for users to look at their devices while inputting text on them.” See the video.

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