Exploring windows is developed as the first book in the series of
tactile books to facilitate computer learning for persons with low vision and
blindness around the world. It aims
at familiarizing the readers
with concepts of desktop, menus, user interface elements, dialog box, file
explorer, web browser and special symbols (like dollar sign, exclamation,
forward, backward slash etc.). These tactile diagrams are aimed at
creating a mental mapping between audio feedback of screen reader and the
layout of related objects on a computer screen. It is developed in
collaboration with enable India.
1 tactile book
263 mm x 275 mm x 11 mm
Raised Lines Foundation
Number of diagram sheets : 17
Number of braille sheets : 8
11 -14 years
Text in print + braille on thick braille paper and diagram in tactile
on pvc based paper like sheet.
Keep book in standing position to avoid damage to raised braille
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
ABOUT THE BRAND
to Mind presents Raised Lines Foundation, a not-for-profit start-up from the
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. Raised Lines was set up with the
mission of transforming the lives of persons with visual impairment by
developing innovative and affordable tactile books and assistive technology
(AT) solutions that enhance tactile perception and empower students to pursue
subjects of their choice. The Foundation has worked extensively to create
tactile diagrams as per international standards and guidelines that are
affordable and easily perceivable with the sense of touch.
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