Making Tactile Graphics

Originally aired February 14, 2012


Tactile graphics is one area where, in spite of all the changes and advances in the technology used to produce them, very little has been automated or even greatly simplified; yet they offer unique advantages. Clara van Gerven of the National Federation of the Blind will provide insight into the creation of tactile graphics, which graphics are most suitable for conversion into a tactile format and also give us a sneak peek at the state of 3-D printers.

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Clara Van Gerven Access Technology Content Specialist , National Federation of the Blind