ViewPlus Introduces Emprint (TM): New Braille Printer With Color HP InkjetBy AT Journal, Vol. 121, No. 1
Publication Date: June 2006
Article focuses on the Emprint from ViewPlus Technologies, which is a Braille printer that embosses Braille and ink together to allow people with visual disabilities and sighted people to communicate more efficiently in the workplace and in school. The use of a single printer can also save workspace, time, and money for companies. People with low vision and others who do not read Braille can use tactile and ink features for improved comprehension. Adding color to a raised image can make tactile maps and diagrams more engaging for people with low vision as well as students with learning disabilities. The author contends that studies have shown that a combination of tactile and visual interfaces help to make a stronger connection with the brain, thus improving the learning process.
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