Afrasiyab Khan

Afrasiyab Khan

An HSC student who has an immense interest in the country's politics. A lover of cricket who expresses his feelings for the game by writing on it. He tweets as @AfrasiyabKhan1 (twitter.com/AfrasiyabKhan1)

Braille phones: Helping the blind connect with the world

It’s sad that even with the leaps and bounds mankind has made in technology, there are no special offerings for the disabled or the visually impaired. However, with the launch of a new phone by a British company called ‘OwnFone’, their dilemma with technology is finally over. This new cell phone uses a braille board and finger pads to communicate efficiently and  also includes the option of adding raised text so anyone, who can’t read braille, can still make a call.  Moreover, this wonder phone includes many common apps such as messaging and email services while some sets even have the option to play ...

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