This is a great article by Newsweek that we came across! Imagine a refreshable braille machine that can translate webpages into braille? Incredible concept for our visually impaired friends who won't let vision impairment slow them down.
As technology changes, so does the way we experience the world digitally. With over 6.6 billion people dealing with visual disabilities (statistics from Newsweek), this advancement could mean real change in the way they "read" and experience the world.
The article states, "Katie Cagen, an electrical engineer at Microsoft, might have a solution. It's a device she calls Ferrotouch, and it uses electromagnets and fluid metals to create a tactile display that is refreshable and flexible enough to communicate almost any shape - from braille dots to charts and more."
Read the article in its entirety at the link above and let us know your thoughts.