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DUARTE-BARON, Katherin; PABON, Julieth X.; CLAROS, Reynaldo  and  GIL, Jhon J.. Design and construction of a device for facilitating the learning of Braille literacy system. Ing. compet. [online]. 2016, vol.18, n.1, pp.79-92. ISSN 0123-3033.

This paper describes the design and implementation of a mechatronic device to facilitate learning of Braille literacy system, aimed primarily at children between 4 and 8 years, taking into account physical and functional aspects that guarantee comfort, motivation, permanence and accessibility Braille language. The device communicates wirelessly with a computer and it is integrated with software that serves as a tutor, telling the user that the character is being studied by an audible signal, evaluating what he writes emitting a sound of right or wrong and showing on the monitor for support staff / teacher supervises learning. The functionality of the equipment was validated visually impaired children

Keywords : Autonomous learning; mechatronic device; teaching braille; tutor software.

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