[chuck-users] Multiline Braille display

tempjayren at gmail.com tempjayren at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 01:25:37 EDT 2011

you wouldn't have had to have the nerve, it was the nerve of your friend
that was important, because if he didn't have it, he wouldn't have felt
the shock

On 8/25/2011 12:47 AM, Robert Poor wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 21:29, Rich Caloggero <rjc at mit.edu> wrote:
>> ... One of the inherent problems with speech, and this one-finger
>> braille concept, is that the image is not static; it is essentially moving
>> in time and requires you to build up a static image in your mind.  Think of
>> how difficult it would be to lood at a page of code through a straw...
> Uh, ten  fingertip sized mice?  <smile>
> Actually, why not?  It would be an worthwhile engineering challenge to
> get the spatial / temporal fidelity high enough that you forget that
> they're there.  Just as long as they wouldn't stop you from typing or
> doing other useful things with your hands.
> I had a blind friend who was a master audio engineer, and wanted me to
> build him a V.U. meter that he'd strap on his arm.  I would have done
> it, except he really wanted electrical shocks rather than physical
> actuators.  In retrospect, it probably just needed a constant current
> high-voltage supply, but I didn't have the nerve...
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