Equations, science, maths and musical scores could all become more useable and engaging for the visually impaired with the development of a full-page Braille tablet.
Braille is the system of raised dots that helps blind and partially sighted people to read by touch. It's named after the French inventor Louis Braille, who lost his eyesight in a childhood accident and came up with the first version of his code in 1824, aged 15.
Most of the digital technology that displays Braille does so line by line, but soon equations, science, maths and musical scores could all become more accessible with the development of a full-page Braille tablet.
Sile O'Modhrain and her colleagues at the University of Michigan are working on this tactile display screen that refreshes as you read it. She talks with Simon Morton: