Based out of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Tactile (Patent Pending) aims to revolutionize Braille technology. Tactile is the first portable real-time text to Braille converter. Tactile aims to help those who are visually impaired to increase access to the print text around them at a low price point. We started Tactile from the MakeMIT hackathon and have since go on to iterate and expand on our vision for a more affordable, applicable and accessible Braille device. Our team is currently working developing a new braille actuation mechanism and text processing method.
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