ERIC Number: ED025870
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings, Conference on New Processes for Braille Manufacture (American Printing House for the Blind, Louisville, Kentucky, February 8-9, 1968).
Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge. Sensory Aids Evaluation and Development Center.
The proceedings include papers on computer translated braille (grade 2, display devices, recent developments), the new braille translation program and research at the American Printing House for the Blind, the braille electric typewriter, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology braille embosser, the braille reader, and braille transmission for the Instructional Materials Center for the Visually Handicapped in Chicago. Also considered are the professional activities of blind programers, higher level computer language for computer translations, the math translation program, braille out-puts from reading machines, IBM's role in research and development of aids for the blind, automatic braille translation in Germany, conversion of compositor's tape to braille, and planning for computerized braille. A list of participants and an appendix of the conference agenda are included. (LE)
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Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Social and Rehabilitation Service (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge. Sensory Aids Evaluation and Development Center.