Today’s Tactile Keypad: Thank you John E. Karlin – Law Office of Lainey Feingold

Today’s Tactile Keypad: Thank you John E. Karlin

Posted on February 15, 2013

Tactile keypads are a crucial element of accessibility for people who are blind and visually impaired. Apple has shown that a touchscreen can be made accessible, but in the absence of tactile keypads, significant swaths of today’s technology and electronics are off limits to persons who cannot see, and to others with disabilities as well.

As with many ubiquitous elements of the built environment, we often fail to appreciate the origins — or the originator– of the technology we rely on. This is certainly true for tactile keypads, or it [...]


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