The Michigan Engineer News Center

iPad for the blind: $500 Blitab translates digital text into Braille

Brent Gillespie, ME associate professor, and Alexander Russomanno, ME PhD student, worked with Professor Sile O’Modhrain of the School of Music, Theater and Dance to develop a Braille readers using microfluidic bubbles. A similar device is being produced by Blitab of Austria.
the ISS overlooks aurora borealis

More than $5M to improve solar storm forecasts

U-Michigan researchers play lead roles in national effort funded by NSF, NASA. | Medium Read