This page contains links to news items and longer articles featuring braille and position papers on braille from UKAAF.
Articles and Features
- A personal view from a braille reader and producer on the introduction of UEB
- A half hour programme on BBC radio 4’s Great Lives series where David Blunkett discusses the great life of Louis Braille
- Learn braille in 7 minutes!
- Joining the dots – The Economist
- The future of braille written from a French perspective and published in the European Blind Union Newsletter
- More Than a Line: What the Future Holds for Refreshable Braille
- Connecting the Dots: A Brighter Spin on the Future of Braille – AccessWorldR – January 2013
- Digital books have the potential to massively increase the number of books available to braille readers by Peter White of the BBC – The Guardian (17th August)
- Is there a future for braille?
- An article promoting the value of braille
- Braille is spreading but who’s using it? – BBC News
- Braille comes unbound from the book – The Guardian
Braille in the News
- Rihanna Cover Artist on How He Crafted Groundbreaking ‘Anti’ Imagery
- New technology sees first braille tablet
- ‘Braille porn’ for blind people created by Swedish artist
- National Braille Week celebrated at Scottish Parliament
- Braille till overlay created for visually impaired charity shop workers
- The world’s first braille smart watch is launched. Her name is Dot!
- A prototype for the first multiline refreshable braille eBook reader is launched in Bristol
- An article in the Economist exploring the latest developments in braille technology
- Braille – the Key to Accessing Language and Literacy for the Blind of the World
- Braille phone goes on sale in ‘world first’
- Low cost braille printer
- Agreement reached to produce a low cost, refreshable braille display
- World braille usage – a summary of the braille codes used across the world
- Information on the work being undertaken to develop a low cost braille display
- Sainsbury’s Braille signs are ‘positive move’, says RNIB – BBC News