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Touching news / Touching news

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Pillars, six of which constitute one letter in Braille, could go up or down to make up different letters. Pillars change their height every one hour under the control of WIFI, and thus characters on the surface of the handrail would change. In this way, news updates every one hour. Blind people could get real time news when walking on the road in public spaces.

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Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University
Ningbo, China

Yiwen Ye,
Zhejiang University