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Tactile Graphics Assistant

Tactile Graphics Assistant version E1 (executable code) combined with off-the-shelf software translates graphics (line graphs, bar charts, illustrations, etc) into a digital form suitable for printing on a Braille embosser. This project was funded by a National Science Foundation grant (IIS-0415273).

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Licensing Information

Tactile Graphics Assistant is one of the many software programs and tools created at the University of Washington available through our Express Licensing Program. These agreements have standard terms and conditions that allow for rapid licensing by companies, organizations, or individuals.


This executable version of the software is free for use by anyone.


The conditions and financial terms of this license apply only to those who download the license, sign it and return it "as is" to UW CoMotion. Some Express Licenses may be modified for an additional cost. Other licensing arrangements may be available.

For Descriptive and Technical Information

Richard Ladner
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Washington
Seattle, UW 98195-2350


For Licensing Information/Customer Service

Express Licensing Program
UW CoMotion
4545 Roosevelt Way NE, Suite 400
Phone: (206) 543-3970
Fax: (206) 616-3322