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US20140065579 BRAILLE ERASURE MECHANISM  
An improved Braille erasure mechanism may comprise a reverse-embosser or impressing mechanism to imprint a negative Braille cell. A negative Braille cell is the reverse of a normal Braille cell,...
US20120082962 BRAILLE ERASURE MECHANISM  
An improved Braille erasure mechanism may comprise a reverse-embosser or impressing mechanism to imprint a negative Braille cell. A negative Braille cell is the reverse of a normal Braille cell,...
US20100304340 Electromechanical Tactile Braille Cell Assembly  
The present invention discloses an electromechanical tactile cell assembly comprising a plurality of piezoelectric element reeds, each one of the piezoelectric element reeds being bendable at an...
US20130164717 BRAILLE DISPLAY SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A REFRESHABLE BRAILLE DISPLAY  
A Braille display system and a method for operating a refreshable Braille display 14 is provided. A string of characters is assigned to a drive signal for specifying the activation or deactivation...
US20140356819 PORTABLE ELECTRONIC BRAILLE READER  
A portable electronic Braille reader which includes a capacitive screen to which information is input via an input port or any other suitable means, which information is decoded and coded by a...
US20120070805 Text-to-Touch Techniques  
Text-to-touch techniques, in accordance with embodiment of the present technology, include apparatuses and methods for receiving content including textual portions and non-textual portions. The...
US20120214139 Braille Display Device And Method Of Constructing Same  
Disclosed is a Braille display device. The device supports an array of individual Braille cells with corresponding tactile pins. The pins can be selectively lifted by way of reeds to generate...
US20110111375 Messaging Device Having Braille Output  
A Braille cell is incorporated within a messaging device. The Braille cell may be defined on a portion of a keypad, a touchscreen, or a navigation pad. An alphanumeric string, such as a text...
US20130149674 BRAILLE WATCH  
A Braille watch is provided that includes a first disk including a first raised surface, a first pin, a second pin, a third pin, and a fourth pin, a top plate, and an actuator to rotate the first...
US20110143321 Portable multifunctional communication and environment aid for the visually handicapped  
A processor, portable power source and Braille character touchpad with a first column area is described, containing three substantially linearly arranged finger responsive areas corresponding to...
US20080206722 BRAILLE-CHARACTER DISPLAY DEVICE, AND PORTABLE TERMINAL INCLUDING THE SAME  
A Braille-character display device includes a movable pin array, a plurality of movable pin pressing parts, a Braille-character generating part and a movable pin controlling part. The movable pin...
US20120315605 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING LEARNING INFORMATION FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED PEOPLE BASED ON HAPTIC ELECTRONIC BOARD  
A system and method for providing learning information for visually impaired people based on a haptic electronic board is disclosed. The system for visually impaired people includes a learning...
US20110111376 Braille Mirroring  
Techniques for performing Braille mirroring are disclosed. In one aspect, content is converted into Braille content, and then formatted for each of a plurality of Braille displays. The formatted...
US20080003548 CREATION AND USE OF HYPERLINKS FOR ACCESSING INFORMATION PERTAINING TO CONTENT LOCATED IN A BRAILLE DOCUMENT  
A user system for detection and access of hyperlinks within a Braille document. A hyperlink table is generated and includes for each touched item on a page of the Braille document: identification...
US20140377722 SYNCHRONOUS PRESENTATION OF CONTENT WITH A BRAILLE TRANSLATION  
A computing device may provide an interface that enables a user to synchronously present an item of primary content and a corresponding braille translation. The item of primary content may be an...
US20140377721 SYNCHRONOUS PRESENTATION OF CONTENT WITH A BRAILLE TRANSLATION  
A computing device may provide an interface that enables a user to synchronously present an item of primary content and a corresponding braille translation. The item of primary content may be an...
US20130316312 Apparatus for Displaying Braille on an Attachable Device and Method Thereof  
The present invention includes a flat face, a dots raising mechanism, a display cell, a first column, a second column, an interface, and a connection port. The first column includes a first dot,...
US20080138774 Braille display device using electrorheological fluid and manufacturing method thereof  
Provided are a braille display device using an electrorheological fluid and a method for manufacturing the same. The braille display device includes: a base body in which a plurality of insulating...
US20080153072 Braille-Information Processing Apparatus, Method of Controlling Braille-Information Processing Apparatus, and Braille Forming Apparatus  
A braille-information processing apparatus includes: a braille pattern converting device that converts input character information into a braille pattern based on a first grade braille description...
US20130029297 Haptic graphic computer for blind people  
A haptic panel computer of portable type includes a computer module, a digit and symbol decoding circuit, a graphic decoding circuit, and a haptic displaying device, the computer module is...
US20090130639 TACTILE DISPLAY TO ALLOW SIGHT IMPAIRED TO FEEL VISUAL INFORMATION INCLUDING COLOR  
A tactile display may comprise an array of pins that may be raised in height relative to one another to represent contours of objects in a graphic image or picture when touched. Various physical...
US20100055651 Tactile feedback  
For providing a tactile feedback to a user of a device, textual or graphical information is converted into instructions for a sequence of pulses representing the information. An actuator is then...
US20110207093 HANDHELD BRAILLE CONVERTING DEVICE, BRAILLE CONVERTING METHOD, AND BRAILLE CONVERTING PROGRAM  
When a user positions a handheld Braille converting device on an object, a CCD camera captures an image of a predetermined range around it. The presence/absence of character(s) is detected based...
US20090035731 Electromechanical Tactile Braille Cell Assembly  
The present invention discloses an electromechanical tactile cell assembly comprising a plurality of piezoelectric element reeds, each one of the piezoelectric element reeds being bendable at an...
US20120315606 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR INPUTTING BRAILLE IN DEVICE HAVING TOUCH SCREEN  
A method and an apparatus for inputting Braille in a device having a touch screen are provided. In the method, flicking motion that occurs on the touch screen is detected. At least one of...
US20050079472 Braille display system  
Internet text information, e-mails or the like is continuously displayed as braille text of arbitrary length without being divided on a row-by-row basis. A structure includes a rotating braille...
US20090011391 Electromechanical relief display  
An electromechanical relief display device comprising: a frame;at least one tactile member provided in said frame which is movable between at least a first position and a second position such that...
US20080131849 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR GENERATING TACTILE SENSATION BY USING CONSTELLATION METAPHOR  
An apparatus and method for generating tactile sensation by using constellation metaphor are provided. The apparatus includes: a tactile generator generating a tactile pattern by using a shape of...
US20080182228 Touch Screen Device  
A tactile display device includes: a touch plate with a touch surface, a network of taxels formed in solid parts of the touch plate or in solid parts of a sub-plate that forms part of the touch...
US20060134587 Apparatus and method for processing braille information, process sheet, program, and storage medium  
A braille-information-processing apparatus includes a sign-storing device that stores a plurality of kinds of signs for sighted people, the signs being classified into a plurality of categories in...
US20130017516 ACTIVE BRAILLE TIMEPIECE & RELATED METHODS  
A timepiece adapted for efficient mechanical display of time and date according to a condensed Braille number format, the timepiece including a Braille actuation mechanism comprising a plurality...
US20090305199 DYNAMIC TACTILE AND LOW VISION FONTS  
A dynamic tactile code in which embossed alphabetic symbols represent the letters of the conventional Roman alphabet and embossed numeric symbols represent the conventional Arabic numerals. The...
US20050233287 Accessible computer system  
An accessible computer system includes a user interface providing audio and tactile output to enhance the accessibility of electronic documents for a visually impaired user of the system.
US20140134575 WEARABLE DEVICE TO REPRESENT BRAILLE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
A wearable device in a glove shape that can be worn by a user body includes a motion recognition sensor which recognizes a motion of the wearable device, a bending sensor to sense bending of the...
US20090023116 Braille module with compressible pin arrays  
A refreshable tactile reader apparatus for Braille text and graphics, utilizing a plurality of compressible tactile pins that can absorb strong downward forces. Such strong forces transmitted...
US20130157230 ELECTRONIC BRAILLE TYPING INTERFACE  
A user interface system for entry of Braille input to electronic devices comprises a module with a single set of six tactile keys arranged in a 6 dot Braille configuration. The user interface...
US20110020771 ELECTRONIC BRAILLE TYPING INTERFACE  
A user interface system for entry of Braille input to electronic devices comprises a module with a single set of six tactile keys arranged in a 6 dot Braille configuration. The user interface...
US20080145822 Apparatus and Method for Presenting and Controllably Scrolling Braille Text  
Apparatus and methods for converting data into Braille text and permitting scrolling of a Braille display are provided. Embodiments may include a Braille display configured to present Braille...
US20080122589 Tactile Output Device  
A tactile output device including an electro-active polymer layer and first and second sets of coplanar conductors arranged proximate to the layer. The first and second sets of conductors are...
US20110136082 ELECTRONIC AID  
An electronic aid which comprises a device (1) which is configured to record and play back sound clips. The device (1) incorporates a reader (10) which is configured to read identifiers. The...
US20090011390 Method and Apparatus for Facilitating Tactile Identification of a Document Attribute  
The illustrative embodiments described herein provide an apparatus and method for facilitating tactile identification of a document attribute. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a document....
US20150154885 DEVICES, METHODS, AND SYSTEMS FOR HIGH-RESOLUTION TACTILE DISPLAYS  
The present disclosure introduces new multi-functional vibrating devices, methods of using the devices, and methods of manufacturing the devices. A multi-functional vibrating device can include...
US20120315607 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING AN INTERFACE IN A DEVICE WITH TOUCH SCREEN  
In one embodiment, an apparatus and method for providing an interface in a device with a touch screen. The method includes displaying on a screen, a directory including a plurality of names and...
US20060024647 Method and apparatus for communicating graphical information to a visually impaired person using haptic feedback  
Apparatus for providing a haptic feedback for enabling a visually impaired person to mentally visualize an image that includes at least one line. Graphical information data corresponding to the...
US20100159423 Tactile Pin Display Apparatus  
A tactile pin display apparatus comprises: tactile pins 20 for braille display; a support housing 30 for supporting and allowing the tactile pins 20 to move forward and backward; cams 40 for...
US20120009549 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CAPTURING AND TRANSLATING BRAILLE EMBOSSING  
The present disclosure describes, among other things, a device. The device includes a plurality of sensors, an output system, a processor coupled to the plurality of sensors and the output system,...
US20150125831 Tactile Pin Array Device  
A handheld electronic device having a tactile pin array thereon is provided for assisting those with vision impairments. The device comprises a set of cameras that can capture a forward image,...
US20170084201 BRAILLE GENERATOR AND CONVERTER  
Techniques described herein relate to generating braille output and/or visual display output based on received mathematical expression input. Data corresponding to one or more mathematical...
US20170053560 ELECTRO TACTILE COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT  
A tactile communication apparatus that includes a signal receiver configured to decode data received via a wireless signal a plurality of electro tactile pads on one side, each pad configured to...
US20160293051 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING OPTIMAL BRAILLE OUTPUT BASED ON SPOKEN AND SIGN LANGUAGE  
A system for determining output text based on spoken language and sign language includes a camera configured to detect image data corresponding to a word in sign language. The system also includes...

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