United adds Braille to cabin interiors

United has become the first U.S. airline to add Braille to aircraft interiors, helping millions of travellers with visual disabilities more easily navigate the cabin independently. According to the Department of Transportation, about 27 million people with disabilities travelled by air in 2019. The airline currently has equipped about a dozen aircraft with Braille markings […]

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The beauty of braille

Today, as we mark World Braille Day, we take a look at the surprising origins of this ingenious tactile reading system and its future. What is braille?                                                Braille is a touch-based reading system that uses cells of six dots which are raised in combinations to represent alphabetical and numerical symbols. Scientific, mathematical and musical symbols

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