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Saturday 01st December 2012:

The iBill Second-Generation US Currency Identifier from Orbit Research:

Identifying currency has been a long-time problem in the United States for people with a visual impairment, so much so that the American Council of the Blind filed and won a lawsuit against the US Department of the Treasury for not making currency accessible to those unable to see the denominations printed on it.

In 2009, Orbit Research released a groundbreaking tool, the iBill, designed specifically to identify US currency. The original, reviewed in the May 2010 issue of AccessWorld, is small, accurate, and affordable.

To read further, visit: http://www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw131202


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