Talking Tactile Globe
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: Talking Tactile Globe (TTG ) prototype, is an 8” diameter audio-tactile interactive map of the world. Users will experience this globe by looking, listening and touching. The colorful plastic sphere includes tactile markings to indicate landmasses, cities, rivers, mountain ranges, and bodies of water, so that visually impaired readers can perceive the world in its actual form. Double-tapping any location with a finger will cause that place’s name to be spoken al
Sal2 Mangold Braille Reading Program For Teens & Adults - Books 1 & 2
SAL2 Mangold Braille Reading Program- Books 1 & 2 is designed teens and adults to help them learn to read and use braille immediately. Clear synthesized speech provides instant feedback regarding the accuracy of the student’s responses. The Teen and Adult Program is designed for students who are fourteen years of age or older. Each courseware package teaches specific skills that lead to mastery of the braille literary reading code.
SAL2 is a braille reading tutorial program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software is designed for use with the Talking Tactile Tablet from Touch Graphics, Inc. (see separate entry). The program helps students acquire new braille skills and enhance their braille reading and writing. Students place a paper braille worksheet on the TTT, then a "virtual instructor" provides encouraging audio feedback as students work their way through the lessons. Students wo
Talking Tactile Tablet 2
Talking Tactile Tablet 2 is a tactile graphics display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This computer peripheral device consists of a touch screen with a hinged weighted frame that holds a tactile graphic sheet in place against the touch-sensitive surface. When the user presses a point on the tactile sheet, the computer provides identifying audio feedback to the user, as a confirmation and elaboration of the information supplied through touching. By this means,