---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: As part of a class project, a team of MIT students created a prototype design of a Braille labeler for individuals with visual impairments (blind) to label objects they use. The 6dot Braille Label Maker is a small, easily portable device which can produce all possible Braille characters (including commonly used two-character contractions). The device can be easily loaded and operated by touch. While still under development the estimated cost is $200. Existing de
The Braille Label Maker, model 521014, is a braille labeler designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf blind or have low vision. This lightweight labeler has a tactile dial with braille letters, as well as print letters for sighted use. The dial comes with markings for the complete alphabet, number signs, commonly used contractions, and many punctuation marks. OPTIONS: Three pack of 0.5-inch braille clear label. DIMENSIONS: Braille can be embossed on 0.38- or 0.5-inch wide vinyl tape
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of Braille label maker for use by individuals who are blind or with low vision. The Braille Punch Sticker is a braille labeler that is shaped to easily fit in the hand of the user. It has braille instructions on the side, six embossing buttons in two rows of three, a cutter, a spacebar, and a push button. TITLE: Braille Punch Sticker. WEBSITE: Yanko Design. REF: http://www.yankodesign.com/2011/01/31/braille-punch-sticker.
The Cassette Labeling Slate, model 23-0351-9, is a braille slate designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision as a braille labeler for cassettes. This braille slate is designed for use with Cassette Labels, model 23-4151-9, which are made of clear adhesive tape. The slate has two full rows of 14 cells on the top and bottom lines. The second and third lines have two cells at each margin. Cassette Labels are sold in a package of 25 labels.
The Click Pocket Money Brailler is a braille labeler for paper money designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This device has two metal plates embossed with the braille numbers 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, and 100. To mark paper money with braille numbers, the user places the edge of the bill between the plates and squeezes. The device comes with a chain, and fits on a key chain. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 1.5 x 3 1/8 inches.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to allow touch sensitive switches, which cannot be felt, to be usable by blind persons. A pattern of the switches, using a brailling system on a transparent overlay, is made. This allows a blind person to feel the switch locations and does not interfere with operation by a sighted person. SKILLS REQUIRED: Plastics. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J J; Tindall, L W TITLE: Tools, Equipment and Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education and Employment of Hand
The Dymo Tape Holder, model 22-0208-3, is a braille writer accessory designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It attaches to any Perkins Brailler (see separate entries) and permits fully contracted braille to be produced on Dymo labeling tape without the necessity of using a slate and stylus. This accessory is easy to attach and features durable, all-metal construction.
The Extra Jumbo Braille Labeler is a labeler designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is ideal for individuals who would like to learn braille but are unable to read standard jumbo Braille due to nueropathy, circulatory problems, or advanced age. This slate is well suited for labeling of card files for phoen numbers and addresses, or it can be used with dymotape, braille paper or index cards. The Labeler is used with a standard or jumbo stylus (not included).
The Grade 1 and Grade 2 Braille Embossers are Braille labelers and raised dot makers designed to enable the user to make Braille messages including both letters and numbers to adhere to existing signs or to stand alone as a label. GRADE 1 MODEL: This is a hand-held unit that produces labels on aluminum or vinyl materials. (Label tape sold separately; see separate entry.) GRADE 2 MODEL: This embosser is a desk unit that will produce Braille messages that comply to ADA regulations when properly pl
The Handheld Braille Labeler, model 2891, is a braille labeler designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf blind or have low vision. This lightweight plastic braille label gun has both braille and print characters on its character selection dial. The user holds the unit in one hand, while turning the dial with the other to select the correct letter or character. When the handle is squeezed, the letter is embossed in braille on vinyl labeling tape (one roll of half-inch tape is included
The ILA Braille Labeler, model 126740, is a portable braille labeler designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf blind or have low vision. This labeler is equipped with a rotating character selection dial. The upper rim of the dial is brailled, while the lower rim shows the standard print alphabet. Symbols include small words, contractions, and punctuation marks. A roll of transparent labeling tape is included. DIMENSIONS: This labeler can accommodate 0.4- or 0.5-inch wide labeling tap
The Impressor Braille Business Card Embosser, model 1-03380-00, is a braille labeler designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This business card embosser is similar to the stamp used by notary publics. It embosses up to four lines of braille on a standard 3.5 x 2 inch business card. The labeler is made of metal with an acrylic base for one-hand operation.
The KGS Automatic Braille Labeler is designed to produce Braille labels for individuals who are blind or deaf blind or have low vision. This labeler can be used by persons with no Braille experience. It makes transparent single-line labels, which can be used to label hotel keys, signs, simple maps, cassettes, CD cases, vending machines, telephones, and other items. To make a label, the user selects grade 1 (the default) or grade 2 Braille, then chooses individual letters, numbers, and punctuatio
PharmaBraille and PharmaBraille-In-A-Box is a braille translation program designed to produce braille medication labels for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The system translates information about pharmaceutical products into tactile or visual braille for pharmacy labeling. PharmaBraille is an e-mail based system, and PharmaBraille-in-a-Box is a software CD. In the e-mail based version, the pharmacist e-mails information about the medication, such as product name, strength, a
The Pocket Slate is a braille slate designed with slots for labeling for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The metal slate has 28 cells and is designed with pins up. DIMENSIONS: 8.25 x 1.75 inches.
The Reizen Braille Labeler, model RL-350, is a handheld braille labeler designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf blind or have low vision. Made of durable plastic, this lightweight, portable braille labeler embosses braille onto adhesive plastic labeling tape for use in labeling items such as files, records, DVDs, credit cards, business cards, etc. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW) 2.38 x 10 x 4 inches. This unit uses 1/8- or 0.5-inch wide labeling tape (not included).
The Single Line Labeling Slate, model 23-2001-3, is a braille slate designed for use in labeling by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 25-cell aluminum slate is used for embossing Dymo labeling tape (see separate entry)and other items.
Tatrapoint Adaptive is a manual braille writer designed for use by children or adults who are blind or have low vision. On this unit's adjustable keyboard, the distance between keys can be adjusted to fit the size of the user's fingers. This feature may be useful for children or others with shorter fingers. Tatrapoint Adaptive 1 can emboss up to 34 cells per line, while Tatrapoint Adaptive 2 can emboss up to 40 cells per line and 25 lines a page. The unit holds a maximum page size of 8.5 x 11 in