Braille Touch App Brings Texting to Blind

Braille Touch

Braille Touch is an app being developed that redefines the touchscreen keyboard, turning it into a usable system for the blind. The alternative to a QWERTY keyboard uses a multitouch system similar to guitar chords. Visually impaired people were capable of typing at up to 32 words per minute during testing. Read the full article at

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit


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