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Meeting on the Refreshable Braille Displays and Copyright Frameworks for Open Hardware Development

by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 23, 2011 04:49 AM
A meeting on Refreshable Braille Displays and Copyright Frameworks for Open Hardware Development will be held in the office of the Centre for Internet and Society on 4 December 2010.

This meeting in Bangalore will bring together three inventors who have concurrently been working on different ways of building refreshable braille displays to collaborate, share their knowledge, skills and abilities. Representatives from the disability sector will be present to articulate the needs of the disability community and provide feedback on the designs and concepts.

We will also be examining a copyright framework based on the GNU General Public License and will attempt to evolve a similar license for all future Open Hardware development.

The Centre for Social Innovation is a project by Braille Without Borders which aims to build ultra low-cost products for the developing world. Collective ownership, development and a high social-impact are the core tenets of this centre.

Keyword: accessibility

For more information on the programme, please contact:

Rahul Gonsalves
Administrative Director
Centre for Social Innovation, Braille without Borders
e: [email protected]
m: +91 94 00 33 22 51

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