Monday, August 17, 2009

Cool things are happening with Braille

This is a Great article about braille displays. I am really beginning to enjoy my iPhone a great deal. It took me a while to learn the ins and outs of the device- longer than it generally takes me to learn new things in fact...
I'm getting really excited about some of the applications for the iPhone and am enjoying the GPS, AP Mobile, Bank of America App, NPR's iPhone application and the Facebook Application.
You know what else? My iPhone has brought me back in touch with a bunch of my music that I have been ignoring for far too long. One thing Apple does right is music- and the iPhone's iPod interface is great. I have made several genious playlists that I love!
If anyone could do a dynamic, moving braille display I bet Apple could do it. That would be really uber cool!

Braille Displays Get New Life With Artificial Muscles

ScienceDaily (2009-08-17) -- Research with tiny artificial muscles may yield a full-page active Braille system that can refresh automatically and come to life right beneath your fingertips. ... > read full article

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