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Braille-It: A Personal, Portable Braille Labeler

Creative Fields

Precision Machine 


Human Centered Design

Course or Client

Master's Thesis 

MIT Mechanical Engineering Dept.

Sponsored by MIT Tata Center

Completion Date




Flexure design                    DFM

Elastic averaging design    CAD/CAE Master Modeling

Error budgeting                  Injection mold design

Ergonomic integration        International partner development

IRB Approved Testing

Challenge: To design, build and manufacture a low-cost braille labeler that mechanically embosses braille dots on tape.

Sponsored by:

Patent pending.

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