Tactile Displays: Their Current State and a New Approach

  • P. W. F. Coleman

Abstract

This paper seeks to explore the types, functions and desired attributes of tactile displays and their current realisations. Much attention is given to design rationale and problems, and a method for classifying braille reading techniques is put forward. The paper looks at theoretical implementations of transient displays, before detailing the design on which I am working.

Keywords

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. W. F. Coleman
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer UnitUniversity of WarwickCoventryEngland
  2. 2.British Computer Association of the BlindUK

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