Braille E-Books: Why Can’t You Buy a Budget E-Reader?

The BBC Technology News reporter asks why there isn’t an affordable Braille e-book reader available despite several attempts to make one. The depressing answer is that giants like Amazon aren’t interested in such a specialised niche market.

Small players have tried to fill this innovation gap, but these groups are invariably heavily reliant on government grants and charitable donations. All too often, the funds dry up at the prototype stage and the project stalls.


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