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Philippine students create cell phone for blind people

By Andrew Jones
Sunday, May 6, 2012 13:17 EDT
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Engineering students making a phone for the blind. Screenshot via Al Jazeera.
 
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Engineering students in the Philippines appear to have made it easier for blind people to use mobile phones, according to a report from Al Jazeera.

The students created a mobile phone by installing a braille pad into the console to help them read and send text messages easier.

WATCH: Video from Al Jazeera, from May 5, 2012.

Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones is a staff writer/reporter for Raw Story. Besides covering politics, he is also a freelance sports journalist, as well as a slam poetry and music artist. You can follow him on Twitter @sluggahjells.
 
 
 
 
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