Following a successful pre-study to the Czech Republic and Slovakia in 2015, the VELUX Foundation has approved a project application by RoboBraille Outreach.
In competition with more than 400 international policies and practices, the Danish RoboBraille service was awarded for its innovative contributions to support inclusion in mainstream education.
The RoboBraille Team is happy to annouce that four new high-quality Lithuanian voices has been added to the service. The voices replace an older Lithuanian voice in RoboBraille.
This year, members of the RoboBraille team were invited to chair a special track on Universal Access to Alternate Med
The main web interface to RoboBraille was updated on Monday, June 30, 2015. The update adds several new functions to the service, including:
Today, Biblus, the digital library companion of RoboBraille, was launched at a well-attended press conference in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
Today, the synthetic voice Martha was launched at an event in the community hall in Nuuk, Greenland. Using Martha, Greenlanders with visual impairments, dyslexia or poor reading skills can have Greenlandic text read out aloud.
Today, the RoboBraille service was launched at an official launch event at the ELTE Bárczi Gusztáv Faculty of Special Education in Budapest, Hungary.
The new Greenlandic voice has now been added to the RoboBraille service, making it possible to convert a wide range of Greenlandic documents into mp3 files. The new functionality is available through the main RoboBraille web interface.
On September 8, 2014, the internet connection that serves RoboBraille was upgraded to a new fiber-based network, effectively increasing the upload and download speeds by a factor of at least four.