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2  Lucia Hasty  Rocky Mountain Braille Associates  Colorado Springs CO 

3  QuickTac by Duxbury Systems  Tiger Software Suite (TSS) for ViewPlus embossers  Phoenix and Firebird from Enabling Technologies

4  Free software  Download beta 4.0, not version 3.  Simple drawing program  Can emboss graphic directly or embed in a DBT or MegaDots document

5  Open QT  Select shape, then look at tools in upper right of screen  Draw pie chart  Add labels  Save

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7  Labels of a graph go outside the pie slices  Combine the name and percentage into one label.  Rotate the pie chart if needed to fit in labels.  Colors are NOT translated into different textures. You combined the keyed information

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9  Software that is included with purchase of ViewPlus embossers (proprietary)  Used for  Drawing images  Viewing previously drawn images and editing

10  Open Tiger Designer  Open Washington.prn from files in 5.1 Hasty  Saving from other formats to.prn  Experiment with tools  Add labels  Contracted vs. uncontracted braille

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12  Phoenix is a dual-head embosser. Provides standard braille output as well as high resolution graphics (25 dpi)  Newest on the market. Software being developed for basic users as well as advanced users.

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14  NCAM guidelines for descriptions ational_media/stemdx/guidelines

15  Braille Authority of North America/ Canadian Braille Authority Guidelines and Standards for Tactile Graphics

16 SmartPen applications  Touch Graphics and Smith Kettlewell Research Institute  TouchGraphics.com

17  ASCII chart for contracted braille  National Braille Association 

18  American Printing House for the Blind (APH.org)- Tactile Graphics Image Library  Royal National Institute for the Blind, UK- Imageshare to be released this fall  ViewPlus Technologies- images for Tiger embossers


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