The 18-Inch Flexible Ruler, model 1-03050-00, is a tactile, braille, and large print ruler designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This flexible plastic ruler allows tactual and visual measurement of flat or curved surfaces. It has raised lines in quarter-inch increments and numbers in braille and large print. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 47 x 4 centimeters. COLOR: Ruler is white with black lines.
The 30-Centimeter Flexible Ruler, model 1-03031-00, is a tactile, braille, and large print ruler designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This flexible plastic ruler allows tactual and visual measurement of both flat and curved surfaces. Centimeters are indicated with raised black lines, and even numbered marks are labeled in both braille and large print. These rulers are sold in packages of five. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 30 x 3 centimeters.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of ruler that will allow individuals with low vision to read smaller units of measurements such as centimeters and millimeters on the ruler. The New Rule has larger numbers on higher contrast measurement bars. A sliding pointer runs along the center of the ruler, displaying the millimeter measurement as numbers, again on a high contrast background, on a wheel inside the pointer's housing. An arm inside the slider rests against the track and