A new typeface updates the nearly 200 century-old system by superimposing raised dots onto carefully configured letterforms, allowing it to be understood by both sight and touch.
For wheelchair users like myself, technology elicits both joy and skepticism: Can an app really change the way I experience architecture that wasn’t designed for me?
The 13 proposed emoji include icons of a hearing aid, prostheses, and two types of wheelchairs.
Digitizing braille music isn’t as easy as just scanning the page. The tactile notations require multiple steps for accurate transcription, and their history of touch means the dots are sometimes smashed or otherwise unreadable.
What if your smartphone could see for you, the same way it tells time, takes pictures, crushes candy, and occasionally calls people for you?
Imagine never being able to see the Mona Lisa, much less understand what people mean when they talk about her enigmatic smile.
Touching the Prado invites visually impaired people to touch relief replicas of six collection masterpieces.