Tag Archives: tactile graphics


Abstract: The new ViewPlus Ink Pro Embosser permits users to emboss documents and overprint them with black ink. The new ViewPlus EmPrint produces a high-resolution color embossed image. Both printers […]

New Technologies for Accessible Tactile Math and Accessible Graphics

Tactile Spatial Math Sighted scientists use two-dimensional math equations, because they provide the most intuitive way to represent the math. Any equation can also be written in a linear form, […]

The ViewPlus IVEO Scalable Vector Graphics Technology for Universally Usable Complex Information

Abstract The new ViewPlus IVEO Creator computer application enables authors easily to make graphical information in Scalable Vector Graphic (SVG) format with features permitting universal accessibility. Simple graphics can be […]

Braille, Innovations, and Over-Specified Standards

Abstract The new Tiger embossing technology, developed in the author’s research group, produces more readable Braille than conventional embossers. The better readability traces to a smaller diameter embossed dot than […]


Abstract This panel session discusses new approaches to making mathematical expressions accessible to computer users with print-disabilities. The panel members focus on three software products: WinTriangle[6], ChattyInfty[9], and MathPlayer[4]. All […]

Scientific Diagrams Made Easy with IVEO™

Abstract: Virtually all modern scientific documents and textbooks use graphical illustrations and/or data displays. The ViewPlus IVEO™ technology, based on Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is being developed to permit scientists […]

Braille Math Made Easy With The Tiger Formatter

Abstract: The Tiger® Braille Formatter is a Windows® software application used to transform MS Office documents into a form suitable for embossing on ViewPlus® Tiger® technology embossers. Tiger® embossers have […]

Accessible DAISY SVG Graphics with ViewPlus IVEO

A DAISY working group is currently developing a recommendation permitting rich graphical information to be included in DAISY books using the Scalable Vector Graphic (SVG) format. The ViewPlus IVEO SVG […]

Audio/Touch Access to Paintings using ViewPlus IVEO

Two dimensional graphical information can be made quite accessible to blind people with “audio/touch”. Two dimensional art is one example. The Mona Lisa has been chosen to illustrate such accessibility. […]

Accessing Graphical Information in Future DAISY Books

This presentation was a demonstration of graphics access similar to what is anticipated for future DAISY books. Portable DAISY audio players will provide at least the title and description of […]

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