New typeface is equally readable for sighted and non-sighted people
We’re constantly looking for innovative ways to improve the Springwise experience, and so we’re now introducing BeeLine Reader, a new technology that helps you read more quickly and efficiently. To learn more about BeeLine Reader, an award-winning startup funded by Intel Capital, see BeeLineReader.com.
Braille is a typeface that enables visually-impaired people to read by touch. Museums and galleries often make it available beneath visible type but it's far from ubiquitous. Braille can also be expensive, requiring additional signage space to implement. Its use is also on the decline, partly due to increased digital autoread software and other technologies. Japan-based designer Kosuke Takahashi's project set out to tackle these issues wondering if the braille system could be combined with the latin alphabet. The result is Braille Neue, a type that adjusts the kerning of a readable font that lines up with the equivalent braille…
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