http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2009/braille-0821.html" MIT students develop device that could make labeling easier for the visually impaired. Product could be on the market next year. A device that started out as a class project last fall is moving rapidly toward becoming a commercial product that could make the lives of millions of visually impaired people a bit easier. ... Over the summer they conducted field tests around the country with 25 potential users of the product, giving each about a half-hour to work with the device. "Blind people really wanted to see this product on the market," says Karina Pikhart '09, who is CEO of the new company.