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Election Commission to provide visually impaired voters with braille voter slips in Lok Sabha polls 2019
Politics

Election Commission to provide visually impaired voters with braille voter slips in Lok Sabha polls 2019

As part of its strategic framework for accessible elections, the commission has told all chief electoral officers to issue voter slips with braille to visually impaired voters.

Canute 360 multi-line Braille e-reader launched as 'Kindle for the blind'
News & Analysis

Canute 360 multi-line Braille e-reader launched as 'Kindle for the blind'

Canute 360 is the world’s first multi-line Braille e-reader, displaying nine lines of text at a time.

Suresh Prabhu inspects Tejas Express before it speeds from Mumbai to Goa on 22 May
India

Suresh Prabhu inspects Tejas Express before it speeds from Mumbai to Goa on 22 May

Ahead of its first run from Mumbai to Goa on 22 May, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu inspected the high-speed premium train Tejas Express, which is equipped with modern facilities

Project Mudra wins Conquest 2016, the international startup challenge by BITS Pilani
Startup

Project Mudra wins Conquest 2016, the international startup challenge by BITS Pilani

BITS Pilani organised Conquest 2016, an international startup challenge in association with DCB Bank. The competition concluded this Sunday at ITC Maurya, New Delhi as "Project Mudra" bagged the top spot at the spot followed by "Comfort Products".

ASI releases four books in Braille on North East archaeological site
India

ASI releases four books in Braille on North East archaeological site

Four books, published in Braille, on archaeological sites in the North East have been released for the first time by the Archaeological Survey of India, Guwahati Circle here.

Delhi University installs special technology for blind students in libraries
India

Delhi University installs special technology for blind students in libraries

Delhi University is in the process of installing a special technology which can scan books and transcribe text to speech in all its libraries

How 12 year-old Shubham Banerjee used Lego to revolutionise printing for the blind
Life

How 12 year-old Shubham Banerjee used Lego to revolutionise printing for the blind

In a conversation withFirstbiz.com, Shubham Banerjee spoke about his venture, its go-to market strategies and his plans for India.

SimplEye: Now smartphones are accessible to visually challenged too
Startups

SimplEye: Now smartphones are accessible to visually challenged too

Kriyate Design Solutions, a Delhi-based startup founded in 2012, has developed an app, SimplEye, to help bridge this gap between smartphones and the visually impaired, using sound, vibration and tactile accessories.<br />

India gets its first lifestyle magazine in Braille
Life

India gets its first lifestyle magazine in Braille

White Print, India's first lifestyle magazine in Braille, will be a source of both education and entertainment for the visually impaired.

Smartphone for the blind developed in India by NID alumni
News & Analysis

Smartphone for the blind developed in India by NID alumni

The visually-impaired in the country may soon be able to enjoy the benefits of a smartphone...

Gujarat polls: EVMs with Braille numbers, special ramps for disabled
Gujarat2012

Gujarat polls: EVMs with Braille numbers, special ramps for disabled

In a bid to increase participation of disabled voters in Gujarat Assembly polls next month, the Election Commission has introduced Braille numbers and ballot papers besides setting up ramps at polling booths for their convenience.

Georgia Tech researchers develop BrailleTouch app
News & Analysis

Georgia Tech researchers develop BrailleTouch app

Non-touchscreen phones were a lot easier to incorporate Braille on, the language used by the visually impaired, ...

Google makes its services more accessible for the visually impaired
News & Analysis

Google makes its services more accessible for the visually impaired

The web is, of course, a more difficult medium for visually impaired users who face a unique set of challenges. Usually, members of the blind community utilize

NAB and Intex Announce VISION, A Handset for the Visually Impaired
News & Analysis

NAB and Intex Announce VISION, A Handset for the Visually Impaired

Intex&#039;s latest innovation, the VISION, for the visually impaired, was unveiled recently by the National Association for the Blind (NAB).