Braille printing
Louis Braille

Inventors, Inventions . 2014.

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  • Braille music — is a Braille code that allows music to be notated using Braille cells so that music can be read by visually impaired musicians. The Braille music system was originally developed by Louis Braille. Braille cell, 2 dots wide by 3 dots high Braille… …   Wikipedia

  • Braille technology — is capable of revolutionizing the lives of thousands of people because it allows them to engage in the virtual world that can not be perceived through their eyes. Braille Technology allows blind or visually impaired people to do common tasks such …   Wikipedia

  • Braille — Braille, n. A system of printing or writing for the blind in which the characters and numerals are represented by patterns of raised tangible points or dots. It was invented by Louis Braille, a French teacher of the blind. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • braille — [breıl] n [U] [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Louis Braille] a form of printing for blind people, with raised parts that they can read by touching the paper with their fingers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Braille — [brāl] n. [after L. Braille (1809 52), blind Fr teacher who devised it] [also b ] 1. a system of printing and writing for the blind, in which characters are formed by patterns of raised dots which are felt with the fingers 2. the characters used… …   English World dictionary

  • Braille,Louis — Braille, Louis. 1809 1852. French musician, educator, and inventor of a writing and printing system for blind or visually impaired people (1829). He lost his sight at the age of three. * * * …   Universalium

  • Braille — /brayl/, n., v., Brailled, Brailling. n. 1. Louis /looh is, looh ee/; Fr. /lwee/, 1809 52, French teacher of the blind. 2. a system of writing or printing, devised by L. Braille for use by the blind, in which combinations of tangible dots or… …   Universalium

  • Braille, Louis — born Jan. 4, 1809, Coupvray, near Paris, France died Jan. 6, 1852, Paris French educator who developed the Braille system of printing and writing for the blind. Himself blinded at the age of three in an accident, he went to Paris in 1819 to… …   Universalium

  • braille — A system of writing and printing by means of raised dots corresponding to letters, numbers, and punctuation to enable the blind to read by touch. [Louis B., French teacher of blind, 1809–1852] * * * braille brā(ə)l n, often cap a system of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Braille —    The system of writing and printing for the blind, known as Braille, is eponymous for Louis Braille, its inventor (1809 1852). Braille was blinded at age three. While playing in his father s harness repair shop in Coupvray, near Paris, he drove …   Dictionary of eponyms

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