INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY for the VISUALLY IMPAIRED
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Direct Braille
 





DirectBraille

DirectBraille provides a computerized environment consisting of a Masked Keyboard, Software, Modified Perkins Brailler attached with a Multimedia PC. The BrailleWriter software decodes the Braille code from the keyboard and generates the Braille characters in display as well in print. It also converts the Braille codes into its corresponding text which can be viewed printed using the text editing software iLeap.

 Interface of Direct Braille Software

The software is provided with sound support in 13 Indian languages (Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Oriya, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Nepali, and English) so any visually challenged can make a Braille type entry and obtain the ink and Braille print of the text accordingly.

DirectBraille takes a big leap towards rehabilitating the visually challenged people . With the help of this software they can work even in a regular office environment, while being able to type, edit and compile texts , apart from English, in any of the following Indian languages:

Hindi
Bengali
Assamese
Oriya
Marathi
Gujarati
Tamil
Telegu
Kannada
Malayalam
Punjabi
Nepali

A Blind Person Using DirectBraille

 


     Salient Features
  • Blind persons can handle PC with ease.

  • Ergonomically suitable for blind users.
  • A blind person can work in normal office environment.
  • Data entry by the blind with audio support.
  • Comprehensive editing facility.
  • Automatic Braille to corresponding Text Conversion.
  • Braille printing by the blind.
  • Text printing by the blind.