Is braille still relevant in this modern age of digital learning? Larry Skutchan, APH's Director of Technology Product Research shares his thoughts in his article, Braille in the Modern Age. Among other things, APH is a major provider of educational resources for students and educators; these resources include traditional braille books, Perkins Braille Writer, and tactile materials along with digital materials such as braille displays and apps.
APH has recently released an iOS version of TalkingTyper to teach keyboarding skills using a Bluetooth keyboard and iOS device. APH will soon release the Orbit braille display, a revolutionary braille display that will be available at a significantly lower cost that previous braille displays. APH, is one of several groups who are working developing a full screen braille display that can produce digital tactile graphics.