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Behav Res Methods. 2013 Mar;45(1):216-28. doi: 10.3758/s13428-012-0235-8.

A system for tracking braille readers using a Wii Remote and a refreshable braille display.

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Department of Computer Science, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland.

Abstract

This article describes a cheap and easy-to-use finger-tracking system for studying braille reading. It provides improved spatial and temporal resolution over the current available solutions and can be used with either a refreshable braille display or braille-embossed paper. In conjunction with a refreshable braille display, the tracking system has the unique capacity to implement display-change paradigms derived from sighted reading research. This will allow researchers to probe skilled braille reading in significantly more depth than has heretofore been possible.

PMID:
22833354
DOI:
10.3758/s13428-012-0235-8
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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