For nearly 200 years, the tactile reading system of Braille has enabled people of all ages that are blind or vision impaired to read and write. Yet in an age where synthetic speech and audiobooks are widely available, just how relevant is Braille in the modern world? Where can someone learn Braille and what sort of Braille products are available to those who read it?
In celebration of National Braille Week and World Sight Day taking place this month, this episode of Talking Technology explores these questions and more.
On the show we welcome a panel of guests, including:
We tell how to sign up for an upcoming Braille course with NCBI Labs, and share details about exciting new products launched by Apple this week including an iPad Pro with M2 Chip, redesigned iPad, and an updated Apple TV 4K.
Regardless of your prior knowledge of Braille you’ll not want to miss this episode.