People with vision impairments: The Dot Pad bridges the information gap

We asked Mergel Takam, Senior Manager at Dot Incorporation


Photo: A woman sitting infront of a Dot Pad, her hand touching the braille surface; Copyright: Dot Incorporation

The Dot Pad gives people with visual impairments the unprecedented chance to experience the online world of images, graphics, and two-dimensional figures in real time.

Photo: The surface of the Dot Pad showing the Dot cells; Copyright: Dot Incorporation

The Dot Pad consists of 320 Dot cells which serve the multilayered braille display. The production took almost six years.