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Posted On: 23 January 2022 03:48 pm
Updated On: 23 January 2022 05:52 pm

HBKU BrailleEasy mobile app helps visually impaired to write quickly and with one hand

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Check out the amazing features of BrailleEasy mobile app by the Hamad bin Khalifa University, which helps the visually impaired to write both quickly and with one hand.

BrailleEasy is a mobile app that uses a custom touch-screen keyboard that enables the visually impaired the ability to type with one hand with the speed of two-handed Braille typing. It even has a training programme called the BrailleEasy-Tutor application so you can use a step-by-step guide to either practice using the keyboard or learn how to use type in Braille.

BrailleEasy features

  • Enables blind people to write with one hand.
  • Has a combination of hand-to-hand writing and hand-to-hand writing speed (Braille).
  • Available in both Arabic and English.
  • Provides a rigorous training programme that explains step-by-step usage.
  • Audio reading property.
  • Compatible with iOS 8.0 and Voice Over.
  • No keys are needed.
  • No fixed hand positions are required.

Availablefor download from the App Store

Source: HBKU; Hukoomi; App Store