Microsoft Touchscreen Technology Could Bring Braille to Mobile Devices

Posted: 30/11/2010 |

Phone Review has reported that ‘when it comes to touch screen technology it excites us when a new patent has been put forward, and that is exactly what Microsoft has done. If accepted this could bring Braille to touch screen mobile devices.’ Microsoft’s new patent according to New Scientist reports that this new technology uses pixel-sized shape-memory plastic cells that can be brought to the surface on the touch screen individually. Basically in simple terms it means shapes of objects would come to life on the devices screen, you will be able to feel objects as if it was real. It would probably work best on a bigger screen like a tablet. To read the full story click here.

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