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Braille "Kindle"

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The Braille "Kindle" is an eReader designed for the blind that allows them to feel text and images on the screen on a Kindle-like device. Researchers are still developing this device. A braille e-book is a refreshable braille display using electroactive polymers or heated wax rather than mechanical pins to raise braille dots on a display.

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The Braille eBook/Tablet is slated to be released for purchase in the 4th quarter of 2016 by the Austrian company Blitab.

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as of: 
01/27/2016
Additional Pricing Notes: 
Current devices are expensive, running into thousands of pounds.
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BLITAB®
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BLITAB® is a leader in digital lifestyle for every blind and visually impaired user. BLITAB® is the World’s first tactile tablet for blind and visually impaired people. BLITAB® is a next curve Braille device for Braille reading and writing that displays one whole page Braille text at once, without any mechanical elements. It is like an e-book which instead of using a screen displays small physical bubbles. For the first time our users can have an overview of a whole document. The new developed technology used in the BLITAB® tablet provides an opportunity for an affordable,100x better solution, disrupting a market that has no innovations in the last 40 years.  It is a multi-line Braille tablet that delivers real-time content to people with visual impairments. BLITAB® offers completely new user experience for Braille and non-Braille readers via touch navigation, text-to-speech output and Perkins-style keyboard application. It allows a direct converting of any text file into Braille from USB sticks, Internet and obtaining information via NFC tags. BLITAB® is not just a tablet, it is a platform for all existing and future software applications for blind readers. BLITAB® does not compete, they integrate and collaborate.