Braille embosser


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Braille embosser

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It will also pay for computer equipment for a Braille embosser.
Thanks to new computer technology, Braille readers may now access Web-Braille digital book files with a computer and a refreshable Braille display or a Braille embosser. The books are available on the Internet for download or online use by eligible individuals, libraries and schools with a computer and a Braille-output device.
Braille readers may now access, Web-Braille digital Braille book files with a computer and a refreshable Braille display (an electronic device that raises or lowers an array of pins to create a line of Braille characters) or a Braille embosser. These book titles are available on the Internet for download or online use by eligible individuals, libraries, and schools.
An ink printer is used to produce printed copies of the braille user's work for sighted associates; and a braille embosser is used to produce a hard copy in braille.
Advanced O&M students can learn to use a braille embosser and TMAPS (tactile map automated production) online to create a free raised-line map of any location in the United States.
The Duxbury software translates text to Grade 2 Braille and exports it to a Braille embosser. Once a file is opened in Duxbury, it is possible to view it as text or as Braille, and it also is possible to create a text file in Duxbury and then convert it to Braille.
A Braille embosser that translates text or graphics into Braille notation on paper.
Visually impaired patrons can use text-to-speech, text-to-Braille, and screen-magnification software; a Braille embosser; large-type keyboards; and scanners combined with scan-and-read software.
If a braille embosser is available, then material from the CD-ROM can be produced in braille easily.
One participant sent the completed transcription on a floppy disk because she did not have access to a braille embosser. I could not open or import the documents, so this transcription was not reviewed for accuracy or included in the database.