OT: Accessibility: Jana Schroeder's Holman Prize Application

Jonathan Fine jfine2358 at gmail.com
Mon May 10 18:57:21 CEST 2021

On Mon, May 10, 2021 at 5:01 PM Philip Taylor <
P.Taylor at hellenic-institute.uk> wrote:

Would I be right in think that, in the video, Jana is reading braille from
> an extension to her keyboard, which is dynamically refreshed in real time
> so that she just needs to re-traverse to the extreme left to start on the
> next stretch of text ?

Jana is using a https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Refreshable_braille_display.
For more information read
https://wcblind.org/2018/02/what-is-refreshable-braille-anyway/, and then
do an internet search.

By the way, these devices are electro-mechanical and in contact with
fingers. So they need cleaning and sometimes repairs.
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