3 photo collage of braille documents.
3 photo collage of braille documents.

All Braille is not Created Equal

Braille production is an interesting process. For most sighted people, all braille looks the same. It appears to them as random dots on a page, much like an unfamiliar foreign language. However, for the braille reader, those seemingly random dots are printed words. That’s why quality braille matters.

Formatting Matters

A difference also exists between properly formatted braille and poorly formatted braille.

Fingers reading a braille document
Fingers reading a braille document

Proper Formatting vs. Poor Formatting

In our 25+ years of experience, we have seen it all. Unfortunately, many braille companies are simply taking the text in a document and dumping it to the embosser. In many cases, they not only omit punctuation, but they also omit spaces between words. All of the characters are there, but is it readable? Consider the formatting in the two paragraphs below. The content is the same, but which is more readable?

properly formatted braille
properly formatted braille
pooorly formatted braille
pooorly formatted braille

Why Quality Braille is Important

These examples may seem crazy but there are well-known document accessibility companies producing terrible braille.

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