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Android App to Help Blind People Study Math

Studying math while blind is a difficult proposition because many concepts are visually represented using charts, graphs, and other methods. To help address this problem, Engineers at Vanderbilt University have developed an Android app for touchscreen tablets that essentially turns visual objects into tactile ones. When the user touches a line or other object on the screen, the program activates the built-in vibrator so that the object can be felt.
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Built by a team of engineers at Vanderbilt University, this smartphone app turns visual objects into tactile ones using a built-in vibrator.


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