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MIT SENSEable City Lab. Augmented Reality Browser: Layar. Georgia Tech Develops Braille-Like Texting App. Feb 17, 2012 | Atlanta, GA Related Media Click on image(s) to view larger version(s) BrailleTouch BrailleTouch for Visually Impaired Users ATLANTA - Feb. 17, 2012 - Imagine if smartphone and tablet users could text a note under the table during a meeting without anyone being the wiser.

Georgia Tech Develops Braille-Like Texting App

Mobile gadget users might also be enabled to text while walking, watching TV or socializing without taking their eyes off what they’re doing. Georgia Tech researchers have built a prototype app for touch-screen mobile devices that is vying to be a complete solution for texting without the need to look at a mobile gadget’s screen. “Research has shown that chorded, or gesture-based, texting is a viable solution for eyes-free written communication in the future, making obsolete the need for users to look at their devices while inputting text on them,” said Mario Romero, Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Interactive Computing (IC) and the project’s principal investigator. Contacts Michaelanne Dye. la Web TV scientifique hebdo numéro 102. About.