Braille

IIT-Bombay opens facility for blind students

The Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay has opened a new facility for the visually- impaired students at the Central Library in the Powai campus.

Jan 05, 2017, 19:36 PM IST
Prince William and Kate Middleton learn to type in Braille!

Prince William and Kate Middleton learn to type in Braille!

Winding up their trip to Mumbai, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton sportingly tried out a couple of ideas at the the Young Entrepreneurs Event at The Social in Mumbai today, including writing their son Prince George's name in Braille.

Apr 11, 2016, 15:03 PM IST

DNA: Today in History | January 04, 2016

Check out all the important historical events took place on today's date i.e. 4th January.

Jan 04, 2016, 23:35 PM IST

New Braille smartwatch lets blind read texts, e-books

 A South Korean startup has developed an affordable Braille smartwatch which allows the visually impaired to receive and read text messages in real time and even read e-books.

Aug 10, 2015, 13:29 PM IST

Now, a Braille smartwatch that lets the blind read texts, e-books

A South Korean startup has developed an affordable Braille smartwatch which allows the visually impaired to receive and read text messages in real time and even read e-books.

Aug 10, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

Delhi polls: Visually challenged voters cast their votes

Visually challenged voters came in large numbers to cast their votes in Delhi Assembly Elections.

Feb 07, 2015, 15:31 PM IST

Narendra Modi releases Sardar Patel`s biography in Braille

Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a biography of independent India`s first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Braille, an official statement said.

Jul 23, 2014, 16:09 PM IST

Now, vibrating gloves to teach braille

Researchers have created smart gloves that can help the blind learn braille through vibrations.

Jun 22, 2014, 16:16 PM IST

World`s first Braille phone goes on sale in UK

A London-based company claims to have put the world`s first Braille phone, which costs just 60 pounds, for sale in UK.

May 18, 2014, 13:56 PM IST

Visually-impaired student memorises Quran through Braille

In a remarkable feat, a visually challenged student in an Islamic studies centre here has memorised the Holy Quran entirely using the Braille script.

Jul 15, 2013, 14:03 PM IST

Now, computer programs that will help blind read and write music

Two new computer program have laid the foundation for visually impaired musicians being able to read and write music.

Jul 14, 2013, 13:46 PM IST

UAE distributes Braille Quran in Palestine

Under the "Braille Quran for Every Visually Impaired in Palestine" campaign, 300 Quran books in Braille have been given out till now.

Jun 04, 2013, 08:13 AM IST

Literary classics now in Braille

The Chennai-based Third Eye Charitable Trust has transcribed 19 popular classics in Bengali and English into Braille.

May 12, 2012, 21:19 PM IST

Literary classics now in Braille

The Chennai-based Third Eye Charitable Trust has transcribed 19 popular classics in Bengali and English into Braille.

May 12, 2012, 21:19 PM IST

Tabla compositions now in Braille

To help visually-challenged children learn classical Indian music, a new book having musical notations and tabla compositions in Braille has been launched.

Mar 09, 2012, 14:25 PM IST

Tabla compositions now in Braille

To help visually-challenged children learn classical Indian music, a new book having musical notations and tabla compositions in Braille has been launched.

Mar 09, 2012, 14:25 PM IST

Tagore`s works being converted into Braille

Visually-challenged children will now be able to read classics of Tagore.

May 09, 2011, 09:24 AM IST

Goa govt to make available all info in Braille

Goa has earned the distinction of
becoming the first state in the country to get the government
notifications published in the Braille script.

Nov 04, 2010, 23:43 PM IST